Royal Decree

Royal Decree 71/2023 Promulgating the Law on the Expropriation for Public Benefit

2023/71 71/2023


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 attached law shall apply in regard to the expropriation for public benefit.

Article II

The Minister of Housing and Urban Planning shall issue the executive regulation of the attached law after the approval of the Council of Ministers, and shall also issue the necessary decisions for implementing its provisions, and until they are issued, the existing regulations and decisions continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with its provisions.

Article III

The aforementioned Law on the Expropriation for Public Benefit is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to the attached law, or in conflict with its provisions.

Article IV

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

Issued on: 16 Rabi Al-Thani 1445
Corresponding to: 31 October 2023

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

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