Sultani Decrees

Sultani Decree No. 18/2017 

Ratifying the Agreement between the Sultanate of Oman and Japan for the reciprocal promotion and protection of investment, signed in Tokyo on 19 June 2015.

Issued on 10 April 2017. Effective from the date of issue.

Sultani Decree No. 19/2017 

Ratifying the Agreement between the Government of the Sultanate of Oman and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus on the exemption of visa requirement for holders of diplomatic, special and service passports.

Issued on 10 April 2017. Effective from the date of issue.

Ministerial Decisions

Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs

Issuing the Regulations on ambient air quality.

Issued on 10 April 2017. Effective the day after the date of publication.

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

Banning the import of live birds from certain countries.

Live birds, their products and derivatives may not be imported from Serbia, Croatia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Spain and the states of Wisconsin and Tennessee in the USA until such time as the reason for the ban no longer exists and a decision is issued accordingly.

Issued on 6 April 2017. Effective from the date of issue.

Ministry of Manpower

Ministerial Decision No. 143/2017 

Dissolving trade unions.

A list of 20 trade unions is attached.

Issued on 9 April 2017. Effective from the date of issue.

Royal Oman Police

Decision No. 73/2017 

Amending certain provisions of the Executive Regulations of the Civil Status Law (Decision No. 40/2007).

Issued on 12 April 2017. Effective the day after the date of publication.

Official Announcements

Ministry of Manpower

Announcements of requests by the workers of the following businesses to register a trade union:

  1. First Filter
  2. Majan Glass

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Announcements concerning the publication of trademark registration applications.

Announcement of trademarks that have been recorded as having changed ownership.

Announcement concerning the renewal of the protection period of registered trademarks.

Correction:

Noting that there was a material error in the details regarding the liquidation of International Barter Net LLC published in Official Gazette No. 1188, issued on 2 April 2017.

Commercial Announcements

The commencement of liquidation proceedings in respect of the following businesses is announced:

  1. Mazoon Medical Centre LLC
  2. Lamar Construction Services LLC
  3. Building Blocks [Shawamikh Al I'mar] Trading & Contracting – General Partnership
  4. Arabian Slot [Suloot Al Arabiya] Co. LLC

The completion of liquidation proceedings in respect of the following businesses is announced:

  1. Oman International Clothing Industries LLC
  2. International Air Technology LLC