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Royal Decree 58/2021 Establishing the Khor Kharfot Archaeological Reserve in the Governorate of Dhofar

2021/58 58/2021


We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

and the Nature Reserves and Wildlife Conservation Law promulgated by Royal Decree 6/2003,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

A natural reserve named “Khor Kharfot Archaeological Reserve in the Governorate of Dhofar” is hereby established, and the area, of which the dimensions are specified in the attached annex and map, is hereby designated to it.

Article II

The President of the Environment Authority shall issue the regulations and decisions for implementing this decree in coordination with the concerned ministries and bodies, provided they include the manner for managing the reserve, rules governing public entry, prescribed fees, timing of visits, permitted activities, banned activities, and appropriate administrative penalties in each case.

Article III

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

Issued on: 14 Muharram 1443
Corresponding to: 23 August 2021

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1405 issued on 29 August 2021.

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