We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,
and the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 done in London on 13 February 2004,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
The accession of the Sultanate of Oman to the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 is hereby approved in the form attached.
Competent bodies shall deposit the instrument of accession for the aforementioned convention in accordance with its provisions.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the date of its issuance.
Issued on: 20 Rabi Al-Thani 1443
Corresponding to: 25 November 2021
Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman
Published in Official Gazette 1418 issued on 30 November 2021.