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P.O.Box 578 Riwi 112
General Description
Jurisdiction of the Ministry Of Legal Affairs

Work on the evolution of Laws and Regulations commensurate with the progress that the Sultanate is witnessing and in this respect the Ministry will coordinate with other Ministries and other concerned Government authorities
Preperation of draft Royal Decrees and Laws and taking all necessary action for their issuance
Review draft Royal Decree , Lows , Regulations and Ministerial Decisions submitted by the Ministries and all Government units prior to their promulgation and publication in the Official Gazette
Study and Review draft Treaties and International Agreements to be concluded by the Sultanate and to give legal opinion on application to join the existing Agreements and Treaties
Review of contracts entailing financial obligations on the Government exceeding half a million Rial Omani prior to their signature by any Government unit in accordance with the provisions of the Article (24) of the Regulation of State Administrative Apparatus Law
Rendering legal opinion and issuing officially approved interpretation of Royal Decrees , Laws and Ministerial Decisions and Regulations as and when requested with a view to providing in - depth and uniformed understanding of legal concepts and adherence to, and application of, their provisions
Safeguard the interests of the Government in disputes that may arise by reason of the implementation of contract which the Government enters into
Issuing the Official Gazette and determining what is suitable for publication in accordance with the Laws applicable in the Sultanate
Representing the Sultanate in international and regional organizations and conferences on matters of legal affairs
Any other matter referred to it by His Majesty the Sultan
Organizing training in order to qualify Omani staff working in the Ministry
The Ministry shall exercise its jurisdiction through its various department in accordance with its organizational structure
(last updated: 20-September-2007)

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