Oman: OMR 500 fine to be levied against commercial operations that violate COVID-19 health requirements

07 May 2020
POSTED BY Ashlee Starratt

Muscat Municipality has announced the implementation of a fine to be levied against commercial enterprises allowed to re-open that do not follow the necessary health requirements outlined by the Supreme Committee for COVID-19.

Photo credit: Muscat Municipality

In a statement issued online today [Thursday, May 7], the Municipality outlined that businesses in violation of these requirements will face “an administrative fine of OMR 500, and the closure of their operations for a three-day period.”

The statement also went on to say that for those shops found in repetition of violations within two months from their initial infraction, will face a heftier fine of OMR 2,000 and closure of their operations for ten days.

(Also read: COVID-19: Authorities raid two houses being used as tailor shops in Al Mussanah.)

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