We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,
and after presentation to Majlis Oman,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
The provisions of the attached Penal Law shall apply.
The Omani Penal Law promulgated by Royal Decree 7/74 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this law or in conflict with its provisions.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.
Issued on: 23 Rabi Al-Thani 1439
Corresponding to: 11 January 2018
Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1226a issued on 14 January 2018.