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Volume I: National Reports 1973

H. M. Al-Baharna1

The Sultanate of Oman (formerly of Muscat and Oman) is an independent state. It maintains a long-standing association with Great Britain. Its present relations with Great Britain are based on the Treaty of Friendship, Commerce and Navigation of 1951 (infra III). The Sultanate became a member of the League of Arab States on 6 Oct. 1971 and was admitted to the United Nations on 7 Oct. 1971.


Sultanate has no written constitut…

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Husain M. Al-Baharna, “Oman”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 23 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2018

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