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Supreme Judicial Council: Decision 196/2022 Specifying the Circumstances and Controls for the Witnessing of Documents

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Based on the Law of Public Notaries promulgated by Royal Decree 40/2003,

and Royal Decree 35/2022 regarding the Governance of the Administration of Judicial Affairs,

and in pursuance of public interest,

it is hereby decided

Article I

The circumstances in which the witnessing of documents is required are specified as follows:

– Powers of attorney including the sale, purchase, gift, or assignment of one or more real estate.

– Powers of attorney including the withdrawal or receipt of sums from banks.

– Acknowledgements of all kinds.

– Undertakings of all kinds.

– Contracts transferring ownership (contract of sale, contract of gift) which do not fall within the legal competences of other entities.

Article II

The controls for the witnessing of documents are specified as follows:

– That the witnessing is done by two persons.

– That the person witnessing is rational and adult.

– That the person witnessing understands the content of the document.

Article III

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

Issued on: 18 Rabi Al-Thani 1444
Corresponding to: 13 November 2022

Mohammed bin Sultan bin Hamoud Al-Busaidi
Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council

Published in Official Gazette 1468 issued on 20 November 2022.

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Supreme Judicial Council: Decision 164/2022 Determining the Geographical Jurisdiction of Administrative Circuits

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Based on the Judicial Authority Law promulgated by Royal Decree 90/99,

the Civil and Commercial Procedures Law promulgated by Royal Decree 29/2002,

Royal Decrees 61/2006 and 118/2010 Establishing Two Primary Circuits for the Administrative Judiciary in Salalah and Sohar,

and Royal Decree 35/2022 regarding the Governance of the Administration of Judicial Affairs,

and in pursuance of the interest of work,

it is hereby decided

Article I

The geographical jurisdiction of the primary and appeal administrative circuits is hereby specified as follows:

– The Appeal Administrative Circuit of the Court of Appeal in Muscat:

The scope of its jurisdiction shall be all the governorates of the Sultanate.

– The Primary Administrative Circuit of the Primary Court in Muscat:

The scope of its jurisdiction shall be the governorates of Muscat, Dakhiliya, Batinah South, Sharqiyah North, Sharqiyah South, and Wusta.

– The Administrative Circuit of the Primary Court in Salalah:

The scope of its jurisdiction shall be the wilayat of the Governorate of Dhofar.

– The Primary Administrative Circuit of the Primary Court in Sohar:

The scope of its jurisdiction shall be the governorates of Batinah North, Musandam, Buraimi, and Dhahirah.

Article II

This decision shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on 1 October 2022.

Issued on: 17 Rabi Al-Awwal 1444
Corresponding
to: 13 October 2022

Mohammed bin Sultan bin Hamoud Al-Busaidi
Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council

Published in Official Gazette 1465 issued on 30 October 2022.

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Supreme Judicial Council: Decision 1/2011 Amending Some Provisions of Decision 1/2002

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Published in Official Gazette 937 issued on 15 June 2011.

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Supreme Judicial Council: Decision 1/2004 Amending the Decision of the Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Judicial Council 1/2002

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Published in Official Gazette 781 issued on 15 December 2004.

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Supreme Judicial Council: Decision 1/2003 Amending Decision 1/2002

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Published in Official Gazette 745 issued on 15 June 2003.

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Supreme Judicial Council: Decision 1/2002 Determining the Travel, Training, Clothing, Furniture, and Rotation Stipends and the Value of the official Vehicle for Judges, Members of the Administrative Court, and Members of the Public Prosecution

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Published in Official Gazette 726 issued on 1 September 2002.