Announcement No. 9/2016
Ministry of Commerce and Industry noticed the illegal use of the national emblem of Oman (khanjar and two swords) and the royal emblem (crown, khanjar and two swords) by some commercial establishments, as well as the use of the khanjar and the Sultanate’s map on various commercial products, thereby violating the provisions of Article (12) on the Law of National Flag, Emblem and Anthem No. 53/2004, which stipulates the follows:
(It is prohibited to use the emblem as a trademark or for commercial advertisement or publicity. Likewise, the emblem shall not be put on locally made or imported Jewellery, products or other goods without prior permission from the Minister of Commerce and Industry).
Hence, the ministry calls upon all commercial establishments, to refrain from using both emblems in any product or commercial advertisement without prior authorization, otherwise the ministry will take all necessary legal actions against the violators and confiscate the goods.
Your cooperation is requested for the public interest.