Tenancy Terms of Agreement Oman

The First Party is bound to register this agreement with Muscat Municipality and pay the fixed tax 5%.

- The second party abides himself to pay electricity and water bills, Municipality rates, sewerage service charges, and any other fees/charges that should be borne by the tenant. The provisions of this Clause should be adhered to with effect from the date of handling over of the leased property to the tenant up to the date of taking over the leased property back by the landlord, unless otherwise is mutually agreed in writing.

- The non-registration or renewal of this agreement and/or the failure of payment of the fixed tax within one month from date on which it has been signed or expired concluded and entered into shall result in this agreement being considered as legally null and void before any government authority in the Sultanate, in addition to imposing a fine equal to three times the fixed tax.

- The Municipality tax that has been mentioned in the provisions of the Royal Decree No. (6/98) and its amendments, are a governmental debt that to be paid by Landlords or Tenants as per the agreement and can be collected by the administrative confiscation.

- The second party is bound to hand over the leased property to the first party on the date expiry of this agreement. He is bound to repair and damages that may result from the misuse in the property. The first party is bound to undertake any maintenance / overhauling / restoration works required for maintaining the leased property in a condition consistent with the purpose it is rented for.

- Other terms and conditions may be added to this agreement as mutually agreed by both parties provided not to contradict with the Royal Decree No. (6/89).

- In the event that other party fails to comply to his commitments hereto prescribed, the other party shall have the right to rescind this provision.

- This agreement can be renewed for a further period or more unless one of the parties advise the other's of his wish to evacuate the property before the expiry of the valid period by at least three months or half of the period if it is less. The Landlord may not ask evacuation of the property except in the cases and according to the provisions and procedures of the Royal Decree No. 6/89.

- The second party may not alienate this agreement or sublet the leased property to any third party whatsoever unless first party issues prior written approval.