Ministerial Decision

Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion: Ministerial Decision 45/2023 Deeming a Gulf Standard Specification as a Binding Omani Standard Specification

2023/45 45/2023


Based on Royal Decree 97/2020 Amending the Name of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion, Determining Its Competences, and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,

and in pursuance of public interest,

it is hereby decided

Article I

The Gulf standard GSO 2698:2022 for the technical requirements for electric vehicles is hereby deemed as a binding Omani standard specification.

Article II

An administrative fine not exceeding 1,000 (one thousand) Rial Omani shall be imposed on anyone who violates the provisions of this decision, and the fine shall be doubled if the violation is repeated.

Article III

This decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force after the lapse of 3 (three) months from the date of its publication.

Issued on: 10 Rajab 1444
Corresponding to: 1 February 2023

Qais bin Mohammed bin Moosa Al-Yousef
Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion

Published in Official Gazette 1479 issued on 5 February 2023.