The Oman Update - Official Gazette 1189

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Sultani Decrees

Sultani Decree No. 16/2017

Establishing an embassy of the Sultanate of Oman in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

Issued on 5 April 2017. Effective from the date of issue.

Sultani Decree No. 17/2017

Granting Omani nationality.

Issued on 5 April 2017. Effective from the date of issue.

Diwan of Royal Court

Royal Protocol

The Order of Sultan Qaboos (Second Class) has been awarded to Mr. Robert Hannigan on 29 March 2017.

Ministerial Decisions

Ministry of Social Development

Ministerial Decision No. 45/2017

Amending certain provisions of the Regulations relating to foreign community clubs.

Issued on 28 March 2017. Effective from the day after the publication date.

Ministerial Decision No. 46/2017

Amending certain provisions of the Regulations relating to establishing disabled rehabilitation centers.

Issued on 28 March 2017. Effective from the day after the publication date.

Ministerial Decision No. 47/2017

Amending certain provisions of the Regulations relating to private family guidance and counseling centers.

Issued on 28 March 2017. Effective from the day after the publication date.

Ministerial Decision No. 48/2017

Amending certain provisions of the  Regulations relating to day nurseries.

Issued on 28 March 2017. Effective from the day after the publication date.

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Ministerial Decision No. 82/2017

Lifting the ban on the import of live birds from the Kingdom of Denmark.

Issued on 28 March 2017. Effective from the day after the publication date.

Public Authority for Stores and Food Reserve

Decision No. 1/2017

Issuing the financial regulations of the Public Authority for Stores and Food Reserve.

Issued on 3 April 2017. Effective from the day after the publication date.

Oman Academic Accreditation Authority

Decision No. 12/2017

Setting the fees for stage 2 of the Institutional Accreditation (assessment against Institutional Standards) and appeals against assessment reports and results.

Issued on 30 March 2017. Effective from the day after the publication date.

Ministry of Finance


Official Announcements

Ministry of Manpower

Announcement of a request by the workers of Bank Nizwa to form a Trade Union.

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Announcements concerning the publication of Trademark registration applications.

Announcements concerning renewal of the protection period of registered trademarks.

Commercial Announcements

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

  1. Al Tafadul and Al Takamul for Technology LLC
  2. Al Bahja Towers for Trading LLC
  3. Dohat Al Yassat for Trading – General Partnership
  4. Software and Operation Technology LLC

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

  1. Nova Corp LLC 
  2. DS International LLC
  3. Al Sofooh United for Trading LLC


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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