Judges in Oman resume work from today

Energy Monday 01/October/2018 11:03 AM
By: Times News Service
Judges in Oman resume work from today

Muscat: Today, October 1, 2018, marks the start of the new judicial year for the Sultanate's courts.

According to Article 58 of Oman's Judicial Law, each year, the judiciary has a three-month recess, "Commencing each year from the first day of July and ending on the last day of September."

During this recess, the appeal, primary, and district courts continue to hear urgent cases.

Judges are only permitted to take leave outside of the judicial recess if "he is one of those who worked during it [the judicial recess], and for exceptional circumstances", according to Article 61.