Last updated: July 27, 2020


Enforcement Agency

Content regulation

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

The law regulates the contents of cigarettes; however, there are no specified associated penalties.

To align with FCTC Art. 9 and the FCTC Arts. 9 & 10 Guidelines, the law should impose clear sanctions for violations.

Disclosure requirement

Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Fine, Business License suspension or revocation, Jail
Entities that can be held responsible



Violations of disclosure requirements are subject to a fine of not less than 200 Omani Riyals and not more than 1,000 Omani Riyals, and/or imprisonment for a term ranging between one week and one month. In the case of a repeat violation, the penalty shall be doubled and the industrial facility or part thereof which produces the commodity subject of the violation, as the case may be, shall be shut down.