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Royal Decree 42/2021 on Granting Government Land

2021/42 42/2021

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

Royal Decree 5/81 Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate,

Royal Decree 88/82 Adopting the Executive Regulation Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate,

and the Government Land Entitlement System promulgated by Royal Decree 81/84,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The grant of residential government lands shall be in accordance with the controls and conditions set out in the attached annex to this decree.

Article II

The grant of commercial, residential commercial, industrial, and agricultural government lands shall be by usufruct in accordance with the conditions and procedures stipulated in the aforementioned Royal Decree 5/81.

Article III

The controls and conditions stipulated in the attached annex to this decree shall apply to applications for the entitlement to residential government lands submitted to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning prior to the implementation of the provisions of this decree.

The conditions and procedures stipulated in the aforementioned Royal Decree 5/81 shall also apply to applications for the entitlement to commercial, residential commercial, industrial, and agricultural government lands submitted to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning prior to the implementation of the provisions of this decree.

Article IV

The Minister of Housing and Urban Planning shall issue the necessary decisions for implementing the provisions of this decree, and until they are issued, the existing decisions continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with its provisions.

Article V

The Government Land Entitlement System promulgated by the aforementioned Royal Decree 81/84 is hereby repealed as well as all that is contrary to this decree, or in conflict with its provisions.

Article VI

This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.

Issued on: 23 Ramadan 1442
Corresponding to: 6 May 2021

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1391 issued on 9 May 2021.


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