Royal Decree

Royal Decree 25/2024 Establishing the Buraimi Oasis Natural Reserve

2024/25 25/2024


We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

and the Nature Reserves and Wildlife Conservation Law promulgated by Royal Decree 6/2003,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

A nature reserve named “Buraimi Oasis Natural Reserve” is hereby established, and the areas, the dimensions of which are specified in the attached annex and map, are hereby allocated to it.

Article II

The President of the Environment Authority shall issue the regulations and decisions for implementing this decree in coordination with the relevant entities, and they must include the mechanism for managing the reserve, rules governing public entry, prescribed fees, timing of visits, permitted activities, banned activities, and appropriate administrative penalties in each case.

Article III

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

Issued on: 28 Ramadan 1445
Corresponding to 8 April 2024

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1541 issued on 14 April 2024.

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