Royal Decree

Royal Decree 5/2020 Making Some Amendments to the Civil Defence Law

2020/5 5/2020


We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

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

the Civil Defence Law promulgated by Royal Decree 76/91,

and Royal Decree 63/2003 regarding the National Security Council,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The term “National Committee for Civil Defence” shall be replaced with the term “National Committee for Emergency Management” wherever it occurs in the aforementioned Civil Defence Law or any laws and royal decrees.

Article II

The attached amendments to the aforementioned Civil Defence Law shall be implemented. 

Article III

All that is contrary to this decree and the attached amendments or in conflict with their provisions is hereby repealed.

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: 6 Rajab 1441
Corresponding to: 1 March 2020 

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1332 issued on 8 March 2020.

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