Monthly Digest

Decree Monthly Digest – May 2023

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

Royal Decrees

Nine royal decrees were published in May, with the most significant being Royal Decree 27/2023 Promulgating the Higher Education Law and Royal Decree 31/2023 Promulgating the School Education Law. Other noteworthy ones include royal decrees on renaming the Oman Botanic Garden, adopting the Organisational Structure of the Foreign Ministry, ratifying an Air Service Agreement with the Republic of Tajikistan, and approving the accession to the Protocol Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft.

Ministerial Decisions

Eleven ministerial decisions were published in the Official Gazette during this month, with the most significant ones being the decision of the Targeted Financial Sanctions Committee to add names to the Domestic Terrorism List, MOCIIP’s decision to abolish the fees of some services, and APSR’s decision to issue the Regulation Governing the Activity of Charging Electric Vehicles.

Blog Updates

Our blog featured a number of law updates on the new Higher Education Law, MJLA’s Updated List of Labour Law Judicial Enforcement Officers, the new School Education Law, and APSR’s EV Charging Regulation.