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Royal Decree 53/2022 regarding the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones and the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates

2022/53 53/2022

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

Royal Decree 4/93 Establishing the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates,

the System of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates promulgated by Royal Decree 32/2015,

Royal Decree 75/2020 regarding the Administrative Apparatus of the State,

and Royal Decree 105/2020 Establishing the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones and Determining Its Competences,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The subordination of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates is hereby transferred to the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones.

Article II

The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones shall undertake practising the competences of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates relating to drawing the public policy, regulation, control, supervision, unification of services, facilities, and incentives provided to investors.

Article III

The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates shall undertake practising the competences relating to the operation of industrial estates.

Article IV

The phrase “Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion” is hereby replaced with the phrase “Chairman of the Board of the Directors of the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones” wherever it appears in laws and royal decrees relating to the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates.

Article V

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones shall issue the necessary decisions to implement the provisions of this decree.

Article VI

All that is contrary to this decree, or in conflict with its provisions, is hereby repealed.

Article VII

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

Issued on: 28 Dhu Al-Qa’dah 1443
Corresponding to: 28 June 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1448 issued on 3 July 2022.