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MoCIIP cracks down on unlicensed use of Royal emblem

28 Mar 2024 MoCIIP cracks down on unlicensed use of Royal emblem

Muscat – The Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion (MoCIIP) carried out inspection visits to ensure that commercial establishments do not use the sultanate’s official emblems without a licence.

In a statement issued by MoCIIP said, ‘The ministry carried out inspection visits to a number of commercial establishments in Dakhliyah governorate to ensure that they do not use the sultanate’s official emblems without obtaining a license.’

The statement added, ‘Using the national emblem or the Royal emblem without a license is contrary to Royal Decree No 53/2004 on the Law of the National Flag, Emblem, and Anthem. The Ministry will take all necessary legal action towards violations.’

MoCIIP has called on all commercial establishments wishing to use the National Emblem on their products or advertisements to submit their applications to the ministry to obtain the necessary approval. MoCIIP confirms that it will continue to conduct inspection campaigns to monitor the market and take all necessary legal measures against violators.

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