Royal Decrees

Royal decrees are the primary type of legislative instrument issued in the Sultanate of Oman. They promulgate laws, appoint government officials, and undertake a variety of other functions. This dataset includes the royal decree number, title, and date, as well as the Official Gazette issue number in which it was published.

Dataset Description

Time period covered2020-2022.
Frequency of updateYearly.


NumberThe royal decree number in the format of YYYY-NNNN where YYYY is the year in a four-digit format and NNNN is the sequence number in a four-digit format.
Title-ArabicThe title of the royal decree in Arabic.
Title-EnglishThe title of the royal decree in English.
DateThe date on which the royal decree was issued in the format YYYY-MM-DD.
OG IssueThe number of the Official Gazette issue in which the royal decree was published.


More Information

This dataset has been contributed to Open Data Oman by Decree.

The full archive of all Omani legislation can be accessed in text format on The original source for recent royal decrees can be downloaded from the website of the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs.