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Royal Decree 62/2022 Transferring and Appointing in the Diplomatic Corps

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

and the Law Governing the Foreign Ministry promulgated by Royal Decree 32/2008,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The ambassadors named below are hereby transferred to the headquarters of the Foreign Ministry:

1. Yousuf bin Issa bin Ali Al-Zadjali, Our ambassador to the Russian Federation.

2. Sheikh Jumaa bin Hamdan bin Hassan Al-Malik, Our ambassador to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

3. Sheikh Ahmed bin Hashil bin Rashid Al-Maskari, Our ambassador to Brunei Darussalam.

4. Kifaya bint Khamis bin Miyah Al-Raisiya, Our ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain.

5. Mundhir bin Mahfoodh bin Salim Al-Mandhari, Our ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines.

6. Dr Ahmed bin Salim bin Mohammed Baomar, Our ambassador to the Republic of Italy.

7. Sheikh Hamad bin Saif bin Abdulaziz Al-Rawahi, Our ambassador to the Republic of India.

8. Mubarak bin Salim bin Ali Al-Zakwani, Our ambassador to the Republic of South Africa.

9. Engineer Emad bin Hamood bin Salim Al-Abri, Our ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil.

10. Saleh bin Mohammad bin Ahmed Al-Saqri, Our ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

11. Yousuf bin Said bin Mohammed Al-Amri, Our ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany.

Article II

The following are hereby transferred:

1. Bader bin Mohammed bin Bader Al-Mandhari, Our ambassador to the Republic of Lebanon, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

2. His Highness Sayyid Nizar bin Al-Julanda bin Majid Al-Said, Our ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Republic of Italy.

Article III

The following are hereby appointed:

1. Maitha bint Saif bin Majid Al-Mahrouqiya an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Federal Republic of Germany.

2. Talal bin Sulaiman bin Habib Al-Rahbi an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Federative Republic of Brazil.

3. Hilal bin Abdullah bin Ali Al-Sinani an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Republic of Tunisia.

4. Ambassador Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Said Al-Saidi an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Republic of Lebanon.

Article IV

The following are hereby granted:

1. Minister Plenipotentiary Abdulghaffar bin Abdulkareem bin Issa Al-Balushi the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.

2. Minister Plenipotentiary Saif bin Nasser bin Rashid Al-Badai the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria.

3. Minister Plenipotentiary Ahmed bin Ali bin Said Al-Rasdhi the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka.

4. Minister Plenipotentiary Mahmood bin Hamad bin Nasser Al-Hasni the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Swiss Confederation.

5. Counsellor Mohammed bin Abdullah bin Awadh Al-Nahdi the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Republic of Cyprus.

6. Counsellor Hamood bin Salim bin Abdullah Al-Tuwaih the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Russian Federation.

7. Counsellor Irma bint Said bin Mohammed Al-Kathiriya the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to Brunei Darussalam.

8. Counsellor Ruaa bint Issa bin Ashraf Al-Zadjaliya the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Kingdom of Belgium.

9. Counsellor Sayyid Faisal bin Harib bin Hamad Al-Busaidi the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Kingdom of Bahrain.

10. Counsellor Omar bin Said bin Omar Al-Kathiri the title of ambassador, and is hereby appointed an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Ours to the Kingdom of Spain.

Article V

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

Issued on: 6 Rabi Al-Awwal 1444
Corresponding to: 2 October 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

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Royal Decree 61/2022 on the Accession of the Sultanate of Oman to the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

and the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The accession of the Sultanate of Oman to the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism is hereby approved, subject to the reservation on paragraph 1 of article 23 of the aforementioned convention.

Article II

The competent entities shall deposit the instrument of accession for the aforementioned convention in accordance with its provisions, subject to the aforementioned reservation.

Article III

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

Issued on: 6 Rabi Al-Awwal
1444Corresponding to: 2 October 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Note: The attachments to this decree are not available until they are published in the Official Gazette next Sunday.

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Royal Decree 60/2022 Assigning the Competences Relating to Climate Affairs to the Environment Authority by Way of Transfer from the Civil Aviation Authority

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

Royal Decree 33/2012 Establishing the Civil Aviation Authority,

the System of the Civil Aviation Authority promulgated by Royal Decree 43/2013,

the System of the Administrative Apparatus of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 75/2020,

Royal Decree 85/2020 regarding the Civil Aviation Authority,

and Royal Decree 106/2020 Establishing the Environment Authority, Determining Its Competences, and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

All the competences relating to climate affairs are hereby assigned to the Environment Authority by way of transfer from the Civil Aviation Authority in the manner provided in the attached annex.

Article II

All allocations, assets, rights, obligations, and holdings relating to climate affairs are hereby transferred to the Environment Authority from the Civil Aviation Authority.

Article III

The employees of the Civil Aviation Authority competent with climate affairs are hereby transferred to the Environment Authority with their same financial grades.

Article IV

The phrases “Civil Aviation Authority”,”Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Civil Aviation Authority” and “President of the Civil Aviation Authority”, wherever they occur in laws and royal decrees relating to climate affairs, are hereby replaced with the phrases “Environment Authority” and “President of the Environment Authority”, as the case may be.

Article V

The annex of the competences relating to climate affairs attached to the aforementioned Royal Decree 85/2020 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this decree or in conflict with its provisions.

Article VI

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

Issued on: 6 Rabi Al-Awwal 1444
Corresponding to: 2 October 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Note: The attachments to this decree are not available until they are published in the Official Gazette next Sunday.

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Royal Decree 59/2022 Amending Some Provisions of Royal Decree 5/81 Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate and Its Executive Regulation

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

Royal Decree 5/81 Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate,

and Royal Decree 88/82 Adopting the Executive Regulation Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The name of Royal Decree 5/81 Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate is hereby replaced with “Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate of Oman”, and the name of Royal Decree 88/82 Adopting the Executive Regulation Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate is hereby replaced with “Adopting the Executive Regulation Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate of Oman”.

Article II

The attached amendments of the aforementioned Executive Regulation Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate of Oman shall be implemented.

Article III

The Minister of Housing and Urban Planning may amend the aforementioned Executive Regulation Governing the Usufruct of the Lands of the Sultanate of Oman, after the approval of the Council of Ministers.

Article IV

All that is contrary to this decree and the attached amendments, or in conflict with their provisions, is hereby repealed.

Article V

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

Issued on: 18 Safar 1444
Corresponding to: 15 September 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman


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Royal Decree 58/2022 Issuing Class I Licence to Oman Tower Company to Build and Operate Passive Infrastructure for Telecommunication Towers

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

and the Telecommunications Law promulgated by Royal Decree 30/2002,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

A Class I Licence is hereby issued to Oman Tower Company to build and operate passive infrastructure for telecommunication towers, in accordance with the provisions of the attached licence.

Article II

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

Issued on: 10 Safar 1444
Corresponding to: 7 September 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Note: The translation of the attachment to this decree is not yet available.

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Royal Decree 57/2022 Reorganising the Oman Human Rights Commission

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

Royal Decree 124/2008 Establishing the Oman Human Rights Commission and Determining Its Competences,

and Royal Decree 20/2022 Extending the Membership of the Members of the Oman Human Rights Commission,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

A national commission for human rights is hereby established named the “Oman Human Rights Commission”. It shall have legal personality and its headquarters shall be in the Governorate of Muscat. The commission may establish branches of it in other governorates.

Article II

The provisions of the attached system shall apply in regard to the Oman Human Rights Commission.

Article III

The membership of the Oman Human Rights Commission shall continue until it is recomposed in a manner compliant with the attached system.

Article IV

The aforementioned Royal Decree 124/2008 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this decree and the attached system, or is in conflict with their provisions.

Article V

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

Issued on: 5 Dhu Al-Hijja 1443
Corresponding to: 4 July 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman


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Royal Decree 56/2022 Promulgating the System of the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

the Law of the Commercial Register promulgated by Royal Decree 3/74,

the Commercial Agencies Law promulgated by Royal Decree 26/77,

the Commercial Law promulgated by Royal Decree 55/90,

the Capital Market Law promulgated by Royal Decree 80/98,

and the System of the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry promulgated by Royal Decree 45/2017,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The provisions of the attached system shall apply in regard to the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Article II

The Chairman of the Board of the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry shall issue the executive regulation of the attached system, within a period not exceeding one year from the date of its entry into force, and he shall also issue the financial, administrative, and other regulations and decisions necessary to implement the provisions of the attached system, provided that the executive regulation is published in the Official Gazette. Until such regulations and decisions are issued, the existing regulations and decisions shall continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with the provisions of the attached system.

Article III

The aforementioned System of the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry promulgated by Royal Decree 45/2017 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to the attached system or is 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: 5 Dhu Al-Hijja 1443
Corresponding to: 4 July 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman


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Royal Decree 55/2022 Reinstating Omani Nationality

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

and the Omani Nationality Law promulgated by Royal Decree 38/2014,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

Omani nationality is hereby reinstated to those named in the attached list.

Article II

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

Issued on: 28 Dhu Al-Qa'dah 1443
Corresponding to: 28 June 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1448 issued on 3 July 2022.


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Royal Decree 54/2022 Establishing the Natural National Park Reserve in the Governorate of Musandam

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

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

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

A natural reserve named the “Natural National Park Reserve in the Governorate of Musandam” is hereby established, and the area, of which the dimensions are specified in the attached annex and map, is hereby designated to it.

Article II

The President of the Environment Authority shall issue the regulations and decisions for implementing this decree after the approval of the Governor of Musandam, provided they include the manner 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 shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.

Issued on: 28 Dhu Al-Qa'dah 1443
Corresponding to: 28 June 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1448 issued on 3 July 2022.


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Royal Decree 53/2022 regarding the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones and the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates

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We, Haitham bin Tarik, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State,

Royal Decree 4/93 Establishing the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates,

the System of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates promulgated by Royal Decree 32/2015,

Royal Decree 75/2020 regarding the Administrative Apparatus of the State,

and Royal Decree 105/2020 Establishing the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones and Determining Its Competences,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The subordination of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates is hereby transferred to the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones.

Article II

The Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones shall undertake practising the competences of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates relating to drawing the public policy, regulation, control, supervision, unification of services, facilities, and incentives provided to investors.

Article III

The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates shall undertake practising the competences relating to the operation of industrial estates.

Article IV

The phrase “Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion” is hereby replaced with the phrase “Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones” wherever it appears in laws and royal decrees relating to the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates.

Article V

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones shall issue the necessary decisions to implement the provisions of this decree.

Article VI

All that is contrary to this decree, or in conflict with its provisions, is hereby repealed.

Article VII

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

Issued on: 28 Dhu Al-Qa’dah 1443
Corresponding to: 28 June 2022

Haitham bin Tarik
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 1448 issued on 3 July 2022.