Royal Decree

Royal Decree 7/2018 Promulgating the Penal Law

2018/7 7/2018

Consolidated Text Arabic

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 Omani Penal Law promulgated by Royal Decree 7/74,

and after presentation to Majlis Oman,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The provisions of the attached Penal Law shall apply.

Article II

The Omani Penal Law promulgated by Royal Decree 7/74 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this law or in conflict with its provisions.

Article III

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.

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