We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
A nature reserve named “Jabal Qahwan Nature Reserve in the Governorate of Sharqiyah South” is hereby established and the area, the dimensions of which are specified in the attached annex and map, shall be allocated to it.
The Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs shall issue the regulations and decisions implementing this decree in coordination with the ministries and competent entities, provided that they include the method of managing the reserve, the rules governing its entry and the fees prescribed for it, the timing of visits, the activities allowed to be practised and those that are prohibited to be carried out, and the appropriate penalties in each case.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.
Issued on: 26 Dhu Al-Qa’dah 1435
Corresponding to: 21 September 2014
Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1072 issued on 28 September 2014.
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