Ministerial Decision

Ministry of Heritage and Tourism: Ministerial Decision 334/2022 Determining the Fees for Visiting Forts, Castles, Historic Monuments, Tourist Centres, and World Heritage Sites

2022/334 334/2022


Based on the Financial Law promulgated by Royal Decree 47/98,

the Tourism Law promulgated by Royal Decree 33/2002,

the Cultural Heritage Law promulgated by Royal Decree 35/2019,

Royal Decree 91/2020 Amending the Name of the Ministry of Heritage and Culture to the Ministry of Heritage and Tourism, Determining Its Competences, and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,

Ministerial Decision 209/99 Imposing a Fee for Visiting Some Forts, Castles, and Museums,

and the approval of the Ministry of Finance,

and in pursuance of public interest,

it is hereby decided

Article I

The fees for visiting forts, castles, historic monuments, tourist centres, and world heritage sites are hereby determined in accordance with the annex attached to this decision.

Article II

Forts and castles that the private sector has invested in are hereby exempted from this decision.

Article III

Official government delegations and school trips organised by educational institutions are hereby exempted from the payment of the fees stipulated in article I of this decision.

Article IV

The aforementioned Ministerial Decision 209/99 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this decision or in conflict with its provisions.

Article V

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

Issued on: 2 Jumada Al-Thani 1444
Corresponding to: 26 December 2022

Salim bin Mohammed Al-Mahruqi
Minister of Heritage and Tourism

Published in Official Gazette 1476 issued on 15 January 2023.

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