Ministerial Decisions

Ministerial Decision No. 212/2016 Issuing the Regulations on cultural initiatives Issued on 5 December 2016. Effective from the day after its publication date

Ministerial Decision No. 238/2016 Determining the fees for enrolment in the table of lawyers Issued on 1 December 2016. Effective from the day after its publication date

Ministerial Decision No. 265/2016 Regarding the standard specifications for the Omani dishdasha as the obligatory Omani standard specifications. Issued on 5 December 2016. Effective 6 months after its date of publication

Ministerial Decision No. 352/2016 Banning the import of live birds from certain countries This decision bans the import of live birds, their products and derivatives from Germany, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Sweden and the Indian States of Haryana, Karnataka and Punjab until the reason for the ban no longer exists. Issued on 6 December 2016. Effective from the date of issue

Decision No. 13/2016 Amending certain provisions of the Executive Regulations of the Civil Service Law (Decision No. 9/2010). This decision replaces parts of Annexes 10 and 11 of the aforementioned Executive Regulations and excludes non-Omani employees of the Civil Service from receiving certain surgeries and medicines free of charge. Issued on 4 December 2016. Effective from the day after its publication date

Official Announcements

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.

Noting that there was a material error in the details given for Trademark No. 38256, published in Official Gazette Issue No. 1129 of 27 December 2015.

Commercial Announcements

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

  1. Viacloud Muscat LLC
  2. Al Rihan Bakery LLC
  3. Channel Environmental Technology LLC
  4. Energy International Middle East LLC
  5. Al Irtikaz National LLC
  6. Al Majmu'a Al Mumtaza Lil Mashari' Al Muttahida– General Partnership

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

  1. Al Diqqa Communications Services LLC
  2. High-speed Comprehensive Projects – Limited Partnership
  3. Vista Engineering Services LLC