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
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.
The provisions of the attached system shall apply in regard to the Oman Human Rights Commission.
The membership of the Oman Human Rights Committee shall continue until it is recomposed in a manner compliant with the attached system.
The aforementioned Royal Decree 124/2008 is hereby repealed, as well as all that is contrary to this decree and the attached system, or is in conflict with their provisions.
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