The By-Laws of the University of Technology and Applied Sciences in the Sultanate state the guidelines regarding the UTAS-Nizwa Council formation and duties as:
The UTAS-Nizwa Council will meet upon the invitation of the Chairman,
at least once a month or whenever deemed necessary.
The meeting will be legal if attended by a majority of its members.
In case of a tied vote, the Chairman's side will cast the tie-breaking
vote. The Dean is authorized in case of necessity, and after referring
to the Council, to invite whosoever deemed necessary to attend
the meetings of the Council for consultation, without granting
him/her the right to vote.
The Chairman of the Council will appoint one of the members of the Council as a Coordinator (Secretary) to prepare the meetings' agenda and follow-up the implementation of the Council decision.
The UTAS-Nizwa Council will have the responsibilities and authority stipulated in the by-laws, particularly: