Monthly Digest

Decree Monthly Digest – March 2024

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

Royal Decrees

Nine royal decrees were issued in March, with the most significant ones being those establishing the Financial Services Authority, promulgating the Biometric Law, and amending the Law of the State of Emergency and the Criminal Procedure Law.

Ministerial Decisions

Ten ministerial decisions were published in the Official Gazette during this month, with the most significant ones being MHUP’s Form of the System of Real Estate Owners Associations, MHUP’s Decision Governing Addressing, and CMA’s Regulation Governing Bonds and Sukuk.

Decree Intel

Decree Intel was updated with overviews of the Ministry of Interior and of Sultan Qaboos University and summaries of Supreme Court (Labour Circuit) Contestation 766/2017 (Calculation of Rest in Overtime Work) and Supreme Court (Commercial Circuit) Contestation 137/2017 (Grounds for Setting Aside Arbitral Award).