Royal Decree

Royal Decree 57/2022 Reorganising the Oman Human Rights Commission

2022/57 57/2022


We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

Royal Decree 124/2008 Establishing the Oman Human Rights Commission and Determining Its Competences,

and Royal Decree 20/2022 Extending the Membership of the Members of the Oman Human Rights Commission,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

A national commission for human rights is hereby established named the “Oman Human Rights Commission”. It shall have legal personality and its headquarters shall be in the Governorate of Muscat. The commission may establish branches of it in other governorates.

Article II

The provisions of the attached system shall apply in regard to the Oman Human Rights Commission.

Article III

The membership of the Oman Human Rights Commission shall continue until it is recomposed in a manner compliant with the attached system.

Article IV

The aforementioned Royal Decree 124/2008 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this decree and the attached system, or is in conflict with their provisions.

Article V

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

Issued on: 5 Dhu Al-Hijja 1443
Corresponding to: 4 July 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1449 issued on 13 July 2022.

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