We, Haitham bin Tarik, 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
The Higher Committee for National Day Celebrations shall enjoy legal personality, as well as financial and administrative independence. It shall be subject to the supervision of the Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court.
The provisions of financial, administrative, employee affairs, and retirement laws and regulations in force in the administrative apparatus of the state shall apply to the Higher Committee for National Day Celebrations.
A Secretary General shall undertake the administrative and financial affairs of the Higher Committee for National Day Celebrations. A royal decree shall be issued appointing him and determining his entitlements. He shall be assisted by a sufficient number of employees from a variety of disciplines relevant to the work of the committee.
The Secretary General of the Higher Committee for National Day Celebrations shall represent the committee before the courts and in its relations with others. He shall have the authorities of the head of the unit stipulated in the laws and regulations in force in the administrative apparatus of the state in regard to the administrative affairs of the committee.
All that is contrary to this decree or in conflict with its provisions is hereby repealed.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its issuance.
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.