Oman Ratifies Prosecution Structure
Sultan Qaboos of Oman has ratified the organizational structure of the public prosecution and its terms of reference, reported the Gulf News on Wednesday.
“According to Royal Decree No. 24, 2001, the Inspector General of Police and Customs has been empowered to establish departments and sections for the public prosecution in coordination with the bodies concerned,” a statement said.
“Article 2 of the decree empowers the public prosecution to exercise the prerogatives specified by the law, and to work towards the implementation of the principles of regional and international cooperation in the field of public prosecution,” the statement added.
The paper said that another royal decree amended a law issued last year to help establish private universities.
According to the amendment, the state will provide private higher educational institutions with necessary and suitable land.
"The institutions may be exempt from paying the value of the land on acquisition, or towards the land use or hiring, as the situation may require and as per the conditions set by the Higher Education Council in coordination with the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Housing," – Albawaba.com