Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has issued two Royal Decrees.
Royal Decree No. 44/2013 issuing the social insurance system for Omanis working for their own and their equivalents.
Article One: The attached social insurance system applies for Omanis working for their own and their equivalents.
Article Two: The Minister of Manpower shall issue the necessary bylaws and decisions for implementing the provisions of this decree.
Article Three: Cancels all that may contravene with this decree and the attached system or contradicts with their provisions.
Article Four: The decree comes into force after two months from the date of publishing.
Royal Decree No. 45/2013 establishing two directorates general at the Ministry of Manpower.
Article One: Establishes two directorates general at the Ministry of Manpower. The first is the Directorate General for Manpower at the South Al Batinah Governorate and the second is the Directorate General for Manpower at the North Al Sharqiyah Governorate.
Article Two: The decree comes into force from its date of issue.