Promulgates the Statistics and Information
Sultan Qaboos bin Said Sultan
Having examined the Basic Law of the State
issued by the Royal Decree No. 101/96,
The Statistical Law promulgated by Royal
Decree No. 29/2001,
Royal Decree No. 31/2012 establishing the
National Centre for Statistics and Information,
The National Centre for Statistics and
Information System issued by Royal Decree No. 40/2014,
Following the presentation before Majlis
As required by the public interest.
we decree the following
The Statistics and Information Law attached to this decree shall be
The Chairman of the National Centre for Statistics and Information shall
issue the Executive Regulation and decisions necessary for the implementation
of the attached law after the approval of the Centre’s Board. The Chairman
shall also issue the National Data Strategy after the approval of the Centre’s
Board and the Council of Ministers. Till then, the regulations and
decisions being implemented shall continue to be enforced, but without
prejudice to the provisions of the attached law.
The Statistics Law promulgated under Royal Decree No 29/2001, as
well as all that contradicts the attached law or contravenes it provisions
shall be deemed cancelled.
This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette and enforced with
effect from the day following its publication date.
in 28 Shawal 1440AH
2 July 2019
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