Monthly Digest

Decree Monthly Digest – January 2024

Decree Monthly Digest is a summary of the most significant updates on Decree in the previous month.

Royal Decrees

Four royal decrees were issued in January, with the most significant being Royal Decree 1/2024 Ratifying the General Budget of the State for Fiscal Year 2024 and Royal Decree 2/2024 Establishing the National Fund for Emergency Cases.

Ministerial Decisions

Eight ministerial decisions were published in the Official Gazette during this month, with the most significant being SPF’s Decision Determining the Average Wage Growth for the Year 2024, TRA’s Access and Interconnection Regulation, and CMA’s Unified Credit Life Insurance Policy Form.

Decree Intel

Decree Intel was updated with a summary of Supreme Court Contestation 661/2016 (Public Interest as a Defamation Defence), as well as an overview of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, the State Financial and Administrative Audit Institution, the Civil Aviation Authority, and the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority.

Blog Updates

Our blog featured blog posts by Mohammed Al-Farsi titled “Omani Law Predictions for 2024” and “Third Anniversary of Oman’s Constitution: 3 Key Provisions Introduced by Sultan Haitham“, a blog post by Aram Al-Bahri titled “Employer’s Obligations under the New Executive Regulation of the Social Protection Law”, a blog post by Iman Al-Lawati titled “Maternity Leave under the Social Protection Law and Regulation“, and a blog post by Rayan Al-Habsi titled “Clarifying the Savings System under the Social Protection Law and Regulation for Expatriate Employees“.