Oman: Motor Insurance Law Amendments Approved

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Oman: Motor Insurance Law Amendments Approved

Oman’s Sultan has approved amendments to the Sultanate’s Motor Insurance Law.

They have issued Oman Sultani Decree No. 53/2021 to amend Oman Sultani Decree No. 34/1994.

Anything which contradicts or contravenes with the Decree will be repealed.

It will be published in the Official Gazette and come into force the day after it is published.

The Sultan also approved Oman Sultani Decree No. 54/2021 to implement the GCC Unified Law (System) on Combating Commercial Deception.

When it is being implemented, specific phrases will have specific meanings.

The Authority will mean the Consumer Protection Authority;

The Minister will mean the official tasked with implementing the Decree. This will be the Chairman of the Consumer Protection Authority.

Employees designated as Judicial Inspectors will mean employees of the specialist Authority and the Ministries of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion, Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources, Health and other relevant departments in line with the laws and Sultani Decrees awarding these officials the designation or mission of judicial inspection for crimes stated in the Decree which relate to their employment role and responsibilities.

The Decree complements Oman Sultani Decree No. 84/2008 (the Food Security Law). Anything which contradicts or contravenes it will be repealed.

It will be published in the Official Gazette and come into force the day after it is published.

The Sultan approved Oman Sultani Decree No. 55/2021 ratifying the agreement on establishing the GCC Accreditation Centre and Annex-1 as well. It will be published in the Official Gazette and come into force on its issued date.

Finally, they approved Oman Sultani Decree No. 56/2021 ratifying the agreement between Oman and the GCC Secretariat General relating to the headquarters of the GCC Statistical Centre. The agreement was signed in Muscat in June 2021.

It will be published in the Official Gazette and come into force on its issued date.

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