Ministerial Decision

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources: Ministerial Decision 240/2022 Suspending the Receipt of Applications for the Approval for Obtaining the Licence for the Activity of Retail Sale in Specialised Stores of Fish, Other Sea Foods, and Their Products

2022/240 240/2022


Based on the Aquatic Living Resources Law promulgated by Royal Decree 20/2019,

Royal Decree 92/2020 Amending the Name of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources, Determining Its Competences, and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,

and the Executive Regulation of the Law of Sea Fishing and Protection of Aquatic Living Resources issued by Ministerial Decision 4/94,

and in pursuance of public interest,

it is hereby decided

Article I

The receipt of applications for the approval for obtaining the licence for the activity of retail sale in specialised stores for fish, other sea foods, and their products shall be temporarily suspended for a period of 6 (six) months.

Article II

This decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force after 7 (seven) days from the date of its publication.

Issued on: 4 Jumada Al-Awwal 1444
Corresponding to: 28 November 2022

Dr Saud bin Hamoud bin Ahmed Al-Habsi
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Water Resources

Published in Official Gazette 1470 issued on 4 December 2022.