Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in the Sultanate of Oman
Said Bin Saad Al Shahry
This article examines the legal and judicial systems of the Sultanate of Oman and how they relate to structural and procedural aspects of arbitration within the country. The article identifies regulations and procedures affecting the status of arbitration under Omani law since the promulgation of Sultani Decree 47/97 on the Law of Arbitration in Civil and Commercial Disputes. The article also describes the role of the Commercial Dispute Resolution Tribunal established in accordance with Sultani Decree 79/81 and how Omani legislation regulates the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards under the 1958 New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards to which Oman acceded in 1999.