We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,
and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights done in New York on 16 December 1966,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
The accession of the Sultanate of Oman to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is hereby approved in the form attached, subject to the reservation on the provisions of clauses (a) and (d) of paragraph 1 of article 8 of the aforementioned covenant relating to the right to form trade unions and the right to strike, in relation to employees in governmental units.
Competent bodies shall deposit the instrument of accession to the aforementioned covenant in accordance with its provisions, subject to the aforementioned reservation.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette and shall come into force on the date of its issuance.
Issued on: 13 Sha’ban 1441
Corresponding to: 7 April 2020
Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1337 issued on 12 April 2020.