Monthly Digest

Decree Monthly Digest – March 2023

Decree Monthly Digest is a summary of the most significant legislation issued in the previous month.

Royal Decrees

Seven royal decrees were issued during March, with the most significant being Royal Decree 19/2023 promulgating the Maritime Law—the text of which will be published on Sunday in the Official Gazette—followed by Royal Decree 16/2023 Approving the Accession of the Sultanate of Oman to the Arab Charter on Human Rights. Other royal decrees include Royal Decree 15/2023 Establishing the Oman Across Ages Museum and Determining Its Competences, and Royal Decree 13/2023 Ratifying a Maritime Transport Agreement with the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Ministerial Decisions

11 ministerial decisions were published in the Official Gazette during this month, with the most significant ones being MHUP’s  Regulation for Providing Some of its Services through Engineering Offices and Engineering Consultancy Offices and APSR’s Regulation of the Prevention of Risks from Ground Works and Installations Relating to the Water and Wastewater Sector.

Blog Updates

Our blog featured a number of short law updates on MHUP introducing permits for the promotion of international real estate within Oman and the new regulation for providing some of its services through engineering offices.