Sultani Decrees

Sultani Decree No. 38/2016

Enacting amendments to certain provisions of the Traffic Law (SD 28/93). This Decree contains substantial changes to the existing Law, including new penalties that apply to offenders.

Enacted on 4 August 2016. Effective 30 days following publication.

Ministerial Decisions

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Ministerial Decision No. 172/2016

Setting the interest rate on commercial loans or debts at 6.5% unless a lesser amount is agreed.

Issued on 20 July 2016. Effective for one year from the date of publication.

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries

Ministerial Decision No. 209/2016

Concerning the prohibition on the transport of beehives from and to the wilayats of Salalah and Taqa in Dhofar Governorate up to 31 December 2016.

Issued on 31 July 2016. Effective from the date of issue.

Ministry of Transport & Communications

Ministerial Decision No. 127/2016

Issuing the Regulations on qualification, training and licensing procedures for sailors working on board seagoing ships.

Issued on 28 July 2016. Effective from the day after the date of publication.

The National Museum

Decision No. 1/2016

Setting the fees for visiting the National Museum.

Issued on 27 July 2016. Effective from the day after the date of publication.

Official Announcements

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Announcement concerning patent applications that have been accepted.

Announcements concerning the publication of trademark registration applications.

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

Commercial Announcements

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

  1. Bayanat Information Technology LLC
  2. International Turnkey Systems LLC
  3. Al Riyami Interior Design, Contracting & Projects LLC
  4. Zenith Oilfield Technology LLC
  5. Hamad bin Sulaiman bin Mohammed Al Alawi & Son – Limited Partnership
  6. TRC Middle East LLC

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

  1. Banan International LLC
  2. United Traders LLC