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Rights commission structure amended

27 Apr 2021

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik issued a Royal Decree on Tuesday reading as follows – 

Royal Decree No 40/2021 amends the annex attached to Royal Decree No 124/2008 on establishing the Oman Human Rights Commission and determining its prerogatives.

Article 1 replaces the text of Article 1 of the above-mentioned annex attached to Royal Decree No 124/2008 with the following text:

The commission will comprise 13 members as follows – one from the State Council, one from Majlis A’Shura, one from Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, one from the General Federation of Oman Workers, a law practitioner/executive, three members from public associations and five other members representing the Foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Social Development, the Ministry of Labour and the Environment Authority.

Article 2 cancels all that contradicts this decree or contravenes its provisions.

Article 3 states that this decree will be published in the Official Gazette and enforced a day following its publication. 


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