Ministerial Decision No.
Issuing the Regulations on cultural initiatives
Issued on 5 December 2016. Effective from the day after its
Ministry of Justice
Ministerial Decision No. 238/2016
Determining the fees for enrolment in the table of lawyers
Issued on 1 December 2016. Effective from the day after its
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Ministerial Decision No. 265/2016
Regarding the standard specifications for the Omani dishdasha as
the obligatory Omani standard specifications.
Issued on 5 December 2016. Effective 6 months after its date of
Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries
Ministerial Decision No. 352/2016
Banning the import of live birds from certain countries
This decision bans the import of live birds, their products and
derivatives from Germany, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Sweden and the
Indian States of Haryana, Karnataka and Punjab until the reason for
the ban no longer exists.
Issued on 6 December 2016. Effective from the date of issue
Civil Service Council
Decision No. 13/2016
Amending certain provisions of the Executive Regulations of the
Civil Service Law (Decision No. 9/2010).
This decision replaces parts of Annexes 10 and 11 of the
aforementioned Executive Regulations and excludes non-Omani
employees of the Civil Service from receiving certain surgeries and
medicines free of charge.
Issued on 4 December 2016. Effective from the day after its
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Announcements concerning the publication of trademark
Announcement of trademarks that have been recorded as having
Announcement concerning the renewal of the protection period of
Noting that there was a material error in the details given for
Trademark No. 38256, published in Official Gazette Issue No. 1129
of 27 December 2015.
The commencement of liquidation proceedings in respect of the
following businesses is announced:
Viacloud Muscat LLC
Al Rihan Bakery LLC
Channel Environmental Technology LLC
Energy International Middle East LLC
Al Irtikaz National LLC
Al Majmu'a Al Mumtaza Lil Mashari' Al Muttahida–
The completion of liquidation proceedings in respect of the
following businesses is announced:
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