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16 May 2021

Abu Dhabi Courts introduces Legal Reforms for non-Arabic speakers

Abu Dhabi Courts introduces Legal Reforms for non-Arabic speakers The residents of Abu Dhabi can now appeal decisions made by the Court of First Instance by filling out online forms in English or Arabic, without the need for legal assistance, according to an official. The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD)…

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09 May 2021

DIFC Courts strengthening the paperless mission by taking up 'Ethaq' electronic seal

DIFC Courts strengthening the paperless mission by taking up 'Ethaq' electronic seal Recently on May 8, 2021, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts have acquired the certified electronic seal solution called Ethaq, a paperless initiative that enables digital authenticity of documents with the help of UAW PASS that is the secured national…

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06 May 2021

The UAE is no longer on the US Anti-Counterfeiting watch List, thanks to Dubai Government Customs' Intellectual Property Enforcement efforts

The UAE is no longer on the US Anti-Counterfeiting watch List, thanks to Dubai Government Customs' Intellectual Property Enforcement efforts Dubai Customs’ commitments to the protection and enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights have paved the way for a new UAE benchmark. In its Annual Special Report on Intellectual Property…

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05 May 2021

Private tuition classes are illegal in the UAE; tutors could face a penalty of up to AED 50,000

Private tuition classes are illegal in the UAE; tutors could face a penalty of up to AED 50,000 According to Article 13 of Employment Law, if you're a Non-UAE National prior approval of the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, and a work permit are necessary to be obtained to work…

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04 May 2021

Transgenerational rights: From now on, the cost of changing your legal gender costs would be £5 only

Transgenerational Rights: From now on, the cost of changing your Legal Gender costs would be £5 only With the intention to make it easier for transgender people to afford, the expense of changing one's legal gender has been reduced from £140 to £5 as of today, 4 May 2021. The…

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03 May 2021

Delhi High Court warns of contempt action against Centre if the allocated 490 MT of oxygen is not supplied to Delhi today

Delhi High Court warns of contempt action against Centre if the allocated 490 MT of oxygen is not supplied to Delhi today Visibly shaken by the tragic death of eight patients due to lack of oxygen supply in a Delhi hospital today, the Delhi High Court on Saturday issued a…

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