Sultani Decrees

Sultani Decree No. 4/2016 Amending SD 47/2015 Appointing Members of the Majlis Al Dawla (State Council).

Issued on 28 January 2016. Effective as of the effective date of SD 47/2015.

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.

Issued on 28 January 2016. Effective on the day of enactment.

Sultani Decree No. 6/2016 Granting Omani nationality. A list of 84 names is attached.
Issued on 28 January 2016.

Royal Orders Awarding Honours

Diwan of Royal Court

Sultani Decrees

Order issued on 9 November 2015 decorating a large number of Omani servicemen.

Ministerial Decisions

Diwan of Royal Court

Ministerial Decision No. 7/2016 

Replacing a member of the Muscat Municipal Council.

Issued on 19 January 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Ministry of Housing

Ministerial Decision No. 12/2016 

Granting small and medium enterprises usufruct rights over state-owned lands.

Issued on 24 January 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Ministerial Decision No. 13/2016 

Amending some provisions of the Regulations on setting the rates for granting, conveyancing and leasing Government land, the fees for registration of the same and other associated fees, and the price for selling maps, model contracts and forms (MD 145/2013).

Issued on 27 January 2016. Effective on 1 February 2016.

Ministry of Manpower

Ministerial Decision No. 10/2016 

Forming a committee to discuss labour claims from entities providing public services, Oil entities, petroleum refinery entities and airports and defining its terms of reference.

Issued on 13 January 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Royal Omani Police

Decision No. 20/2016 

Amending some provisions of the Executive Regulations of the Foreigners' Residence Law (Decision 63/96).
Issued on 24 January 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Civil Service Council

Decision No. 1/2016 

Amending some provisions of Decision 8/2011 Determining the posts of a special nature that are exempted from the requirement to be publicised upon appointment.
Issued on 17 January 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Decision No. 2/2016 

Amending Decision 3/2007 Forming the Central Council for Administrative Questioning and defining its conditions of work.

Issued on 20 January 2016. Effective the day after publication.

Muscat Municipality

Decision No. 20/2016 

Determining the fees for registering lease agreements (5% of the total lease amount).
Issued on 28 January 2016. Effective on 1 February 2016.

Official Announcements

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Announcements concerning the publication of trademark registration applications.

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

Announcement of trademarks that have been registered with a user licence.

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. ABS Associates LLC
  2. Al Gharbi & Al Rashidi Trading – General Partnership
  3. Total Development Marketing & Trading LLC
  4. Al Moradi Oil Services – Limited Partnership
  5. Bariq Al Dakhiliya Trading LLC

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

  1. First Real Estate Investment Co. LLC
  2. Safwa Al Hamra Trading – General Partnership
  3. Abdullah & Said Sons of Ali bin Suleiman Al Yahyai Trading Company – General Partnership
  4. Al Ghalil National Trading – General Partnership