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Royal Decree 55/2019 Promulgating the Statistics and Information Law

2019/55 55/2019

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We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,

the Statistic Law promulgated by Royal Decree 29/2001,

Royal Decree 31/2012 Establishing the National Centre for Statistics and Information,

and the System of the National Centre for Statistics and Information  promulgated by Royal Decree 40/2014,

and after presentation to Majlis Oman,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The attached Statistics and Information Law shall apply. 

Article II

The chairman of the board of directors of the National Centre for Statistics and Information shall issue the executive regulation and the decisions necessary for implementing the provisions of the attached law after the approval of the board of directors of the centre, and he shall also issue the National Data Strategy after the approval of the board of directors of the centre and the Council of Ministers, and until they are issued the existing regulations and decisions shall continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with the provisions of the attached law. 

Article III

The Statistics Law promulgated by Royal Decree 29/2001 is hereby repealed, as well as every provision contrary to the attached law or in conflict with its provisions.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: 28 Shawwal 1440
Corresponding to: 2 May 2019

Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1300 issued on 7 July 2019.


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