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Fines increased for violation of Supreme Committee’s decisions

25 Apr 2021

In efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Lt Gen Hassan bin Mohsen al Shuraiqi, Inspector General of Police and Customs, has issued decision No 104/2021 amending certain provisions of decision No 151/2020 regarding fines for violating Supreme Committee directives.

According to Article 1 of the decision issued by Royal Oman Police, earlier fines listed in clauses 1, 2, 7 and 8 will be replaced with the following:

The fine for not following instructions on home and institutional quarantine has been increased from RO200 to RO300.

The punitive action on shops and private firms not following Supreme Committee regulations will include a one-month closure and fine of RO3,000.

The fine for refusal to undergo the COVID-19 test has been increased from RO200 to RO300. Refusal to register in the Tarassud app by those required to do so will invite a fine of RO300.

Decision No 104/2021 was issued on April 19, 2021, and came into force a day following its publication in the Official Gazette.

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