We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman
after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,
and in pursuance of public interest,
have decreed as follows
With the exception of the oath taken before the Sultan and the oath taken by members of the Majlis Al-Dawla, members of Majlis Al-Shura, and judges, the oath stipulated in the laws shall be taken by signing a written oath in accordance with the following form: “I swear by Allah the Almighty to respect the Basic Statute of the State and the laws and legislation in force, to perform my work with honestly, honour, and trustworthiness, and to preserve public property, the dignity of the office, and its secrets.”
All employees of units of the administrative apparatus of the state and other public legal persons shall, before commencing their work, sign the oath undertaking stipulated in the first paragraph of this article.
All that is contrary to this decree, or in conflict with its provisions, is hereby repealed.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.
Issued on: 21 Rabi Al-Akhir 1445
Corresponding to: 5 November 2023
Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman