Arms Traffic Proclamation and Notification, 1898.
(372 words)

Translation of proclamation issued by the Sultan of Oman regarding the suppresion of the illegal importation of arms into Persia and British India, 1898.

Be it known to all who see it that we have given permission to British and Persian Vessels of war to search vessels carrying their and our flags in our territorial waters, and to confiscate all arms and ammunition (weapons…

Cite this page
“Arms Traffic Proclamation and Notification, 1898.”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 21 June 2018 <>
First published online: 2015

▲   Back to top   ▲