Royal Decree

Royal Decree 35/2019 Promulgating the Cultural Heritage Law

2019/35 35/2019

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,

the National Heritage Protection Law promulgated by Royal Decree 6/80,

and Royal Decree 40/2016 Determining the Competences of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture and Approving Its Organisational Structure,

and after presentation to Majlis Oman,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The attached Cultural Heritage Law shall apply.

Article II

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.

Article III

The National Heritage Protection Law promulgated by Royal Decree 6/80 is hereby repealed, as well as every provision contrary to this law or in conflict with its provisions.

Article IV

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.


You do not have a valid subscription to view this content, please view our pricing page to subscribe or login if you already have a new paid account.