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Royal Decree 126/2020 Promulgating the Municipal Councils Law

2020/126 126/2020

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

the Municipal Councils Law promulgated by Royal Decree 116/2011,

the Governorates and Municipal Affairs System promulgated by Royal Decree 101/2020,

and Royal Decree 102/2020 Determining the Competences of the Ministry of Interior and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The provisions of the attached Municipal Councils Law shall apply.

Article II

The Minister of Interior shall issue the necessary regulations and decisions for implementing the provisions of the attached law, and until they are issued, the existing regulations and decisions continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with its provisions.

Article III

The aforementioned Municipal Councils Law is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to the attached law or in conflict with its provisions.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, with the exception of article 8 clause “Second” and article 15 of the attached law, which come into force starting from the first elections held to form municipal councils in accordance with the provisions of this law.

Issued on: 26 Rabi Al-Awwal 1442
Corresponding to: 12 November 2020

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1367 issued on 22 November 2020.


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