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Resolutions issued for quick resolution of lawsuits in UAE

Resolutions issued for quick resolution of lawsuits in UAE

The UAE issued resolutions defining the crimes covered by the Penal Order, including four penal laws. The UAE Attorney-General Dr.Hamad Saif Al Shamsi issued the rules to resolve rapidly and provide innovative, judicial, and legal services with the global trends. According to the resolutions, issued in agreement with the public representatives of local judicial authorities, the relevant crimes are defined in Federal Decree-Law No. 31 for 2021 in the Promulgation of Crimes and Punishment Code. The Traffic Law and its subsequent amendments, the Federal Decree-Law No. 29 of 2021 on the entry and stay of foreigners, additionally to Federal Decree-Law No. 30 of 2021 associated with fighting against the narcotics and psychotropic substances.

The resolutions include 41 forms of crimes. It is subject to penal orders and also the imposition of fines provided that they do not exceed half of the utmost penalty provided by law for the prescribed law. The Public Prosecution of UAE produced an awareness film ‘An Opportunity’ on social media to focus on the new punitive policy.