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Constitution as adopted on 6 November 1996.

Article 3

    Arabic is the official language of the State.

Article 17

    All citizens are equal before the Law, and they are equal in public rights and duties. There shall be no discrimination between them on the grounds of gender, origin, colour, language, religion, sect, domicile or social status.

Note: The complete text of the Constitution and further information on the constitutional background of Oman are provided by the International Constitutional Law Project at the University of Bern.

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