Civil­ians can’t wear mil­i­tary fa­tigues

Oman Daily Observer - - FRONT PAGE - STAFF RE­PORTER MUS­CAT JAN 13

The wear­ing of mil­i­tary fa­tigues or sim­i­lar cloth­ing/ ac­ces­sories by civil­ians has been banned.

The chair­man of the Pub­lic Au­thor­ity for Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion (PACP), through the is­sue of De­cree 9/2019, has also banned the sale of such cloth­ing and ac­ces­sories.

Ar­ti­cle 1 of the res­o­lu­tion bans the wear­ing of mil­i­tary or sim­i­lar clothes and ac­ces­sories by civil­ians. Ar­ti­cle 2 stip­u­lates pun­ish­ment for a per­son con­tra­ven­ing the de­ci­sion.

“As per the Con­sumer Pro­tec­tion Law, any­one con­tra­ven­ing pro­vi­sions of this de­cree shall be pun­ished with an ad­min­is­tra­tive fine of not less than RO 50.”

In case of re­peated vi­o­la­tions, an ad­min­is­tra­tive fine of RO 50 shall be im­posed each day. How­ever, the to­tal fine shall not ex­ceed RO 2,000.

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