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 attached Cultural Heritage Law shall apply.
The Minister of Culture and Heritage shall issue the executive regulation of this law within one year from the date of its entry into force, as well as the decisions necessary for implementing its provisions, and until they are issued, the regulations and decisions in force shall continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with its provisions.
The National Heritage Protection Law promulgated by Royal Decree 6/80 is hereby repealed, as well as every provision contrary to this law or in conflict with its provisions.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: 26 Sha’ban 1440
Corresponding to: 2 May 2019
Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1291 issued on 5 May 2019.