The 1996 Basic Statute of the State (also referred to as the Basic Law) sets out the legal structure of Oman and the respective functions of the executive and the judiciary, as well as citizens’ personal liberties and public obligations. It provides that Oman’s basic principles include free market economics, cooperation between the public and private sectors, the protection of private property (with expropriation only in cases provided for by law and against fair compensation) and taxation in…
From The Report: Oman 2017
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This chapter contains an overview of the legal framework in which local and foreign investors operate in the country, including a breakdown of the distinctions between conventional and Islamic banks, an outline of the employment regulations for both Omanis and foreigners, and a look at commercial and personal bankruptcy laws.