New Law to reduce Judicial fees in Emirate's Courts
His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has issued a new decree pertaining to judicial fees in the emirate.
The decree comprises 11 chapters and 39 articles, outlining the various judicial fees imposed by the courts and the Public Prosecution Department. As per the decree, there is a reduction in judicial fees for civil and commercial lawsuits, rental dispute cases, executive proceedings, and requests for performance orders. The maximum fees are now determined based on the value of the lawsuit. Additionally, the law includes a reduction in fees for appealing judgments before the Courts of Appeal and Cassation.
The primary objective of this decree is to facilitate easier access to the courts for litigants, allowing them to file lawsuits without shouldering excessive financial burdens. This legislation aligns with the economic advancements and accomplishments in the emirate, seeking to streamline the process for litigants to access the courts and pursue legal actions without facing undue financial burdens. Representing a significant advancement, the new law contributes to easing the litigation procedure in the emirate, fostering family and social stability for both citizens and residents. It aims to enhance the overall quality of life, ensuring a secure, stable, and dignified existence for all members of society in Ras Al Khaimah.