Royal Decree

Royal Decree 24/2017 Declaring Public Benefit Status to the Project for Executing Section IV of Package I of the Railway Track (Haima – Thumrait)

2017/24 24/2017


We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,

and the Law on the Expropriation for Public Benefit promulgated by Royal Decree 64/78,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The project for executing section IV of package I of the railway track connecting the Wilayat of Haima in the Governorate of Wusta with the Wilayat of Thumrait in the Governorate of Dhofar - specified in the attached note and masterplan - is hereby deemed a public benefit project.

Article II

Competent bodies may seize, through direct execution, real estate and land necessary for the project, and all establishments on them, in accordance with the aforementioned Law on the Expropriation for Public Benefit.

Article III

This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its issuance.

Issued on: 26 Ramadan 1438
Corresponding to: 21 June 2017

Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1200 issued on 2 July 2017.

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