Royal Decree

Royal Decree 2/2023 Declaring Public Benefit Status for the Project to Construct a Dam to Protect against Flood Risks in Wadi Adnoub (A1B) in the Wilayat of Salalah in the Governorate of Dhofar

2023/2 2/2023


We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

and the Law on the Expropriation for Public Benefit promulgated by Royal Decree 64/78,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The project for the construction of a dam to protect against flood risks in Wadi Adnoub (A1B) in the Wilayat of Salalah in the Governorate of Dhofar—specified in the attached note and masterplan—is hereby deemed a public benefit project.

Article II

The competent entities may seize, through direct execution, real estate and land necessary for the aforementioned project, and all establishments on them, in accordance with the provisions of the aforementioned Law on the Expropriation for Public Benefit.

Article III

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

Issued on: 8 Jumada Al-Akhirah 1444
Corresponding to: 1 January 2023

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1475 issued on 1 January 2023.

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