Ministerial Decisions and Local Orders

Ministry of Regional Municipalities & Water Resources

Ministerial Decision No. 13/2016 Amending some provisions of MD 124/93 (on the registration of leases).
Registration fees of lease contracts is 5% of the total value of the contract.
Issued on 31 January 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Ministerial Decision No. 35/2016 Issuing the Regulations governing the Sohar Free Zone.
Issued on 31 January 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Office of the Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar

Local Order No. 1/2016 Amending Local Order No. 2/98 on the collection of municipal fees.
Municipality fees for certifying lease contracts is 5% of the total annual value of the lease.
Issued on 02/ 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Royal Omani Police

Decision No. 27/2016 Amending some provisions of the Implementing Regulations of the Civil Status Law (Decision 40/2007)
Issued on 2 February 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Ministry of Legal Affairs

General Directorate of the Official Gazette Correction

Noting that there was a small spelling error in the memorandum that was attached to Sultani Decree No. 5/2016 Assigning public utility status to the project to develop the Ras Markaz area in Duqm and join it to the Special Economic Zone at Duqm, published in Official Gazette No. 1133, issued on 31 January 2016.

Official Announcements

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

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 companies is announced:

  1. Al Shammas Al Alamiya LLC
  2. Blue Roads International LLC
  3. Al Rawabi Al Sakbiya – General Partnership

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

  1. Bada'ie Nizwa Trading – Limited Partnership
  2. Al Amani Diamond LLC