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
The provisions of the attached Law of Weapons, Ammunition, and Explosives Related to Military and Security Bodies shall apply.
The Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs shall issue the necessary regulations and decisions for implementing the provisions of this law, and until they are issued, the regulations and decisions in force shall continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with the provisions of this law.
Those subject to the provisions of this law shall rectify their status in compliance with its provisions within 6 (six) months from the date of its implementation. Licences that are valid prior to the entry into force of the provisions of this law shall continue to operate until they expire.
All that is contrary to this law, or in conflict with its provisions, is hereby repealed.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.
Issued on: 18 Ramadan 1439
Corresponding to: 3 June 2018
Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1247 issued on 10 June 2018.