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 centre named the “National Centre for Recruitment” is hereby established subordinate to the Council of Ministers, and it shall be governed by the provisions of the attached system.
The National Centre for Recruitment shall enjoy legal personality, as well as financial and administrative independence.
The competences, allocations, and assets of the Public Authority of Manpower Register shall be transferred to the National Centre for Recruitment, as well as all that is connected to the competences of the centre from the Ministry of Manpower.
The employees of the Public Authority of Manpower Register shall be transferred to the National Centre for Recruitment, with the same employment status. In coordination with the relevant bodies, it is permitted to transfer any employee of the units of the state administrative apparatus (civil, military, and security) to the centre with the same employment status according to the needs and nature of the work of the centre.
All units of the state administrative apparatus (civil, military, and security) and private sector establishments shall provide the National Centre for Recruitment with vacancies, jobs, and professions to be occupied in coordination with competent bodies.
Amendment to the attached system of the National Centre for Recruitment shall be by the chairman of the board of directors of the National Centre for Recruitment after the approval of the Council of Ministers.
The chairman of the board of directors of the National Centre for Recruitment shall issue the regulations and decisions necessary for implementing the provisions of the attached system, and until these regulations and decisions are issued, the laws and regulations applicable to the units of the state administrative apparatus shall operate, in regard to that which is not governed by a special text in this decree and the attached system, and to the degree they do not contradict with their provisions.
The aforementioned Royal Decree 98/2011 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this decree, and the attached system, or is in conflict with their provisions.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on 1 January 2020.
Issued on: 23 Jumada Al-Thani 1440
Corresponding to: 28 February 2019
Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1283 issued on 3 March 2019.