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UAE Cybercrime Law

UAE Child Rights Law News The Federal National Council (FNC) of the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday have approved a draft law on cybercrime. The new draft aims at dealing with offences  more seriously. 

Article 9 of Federal Law number (5) of 2012 on Combating Cybercimes provides for a fine in range of  AED 150,000 minimum to a maximum of AED 500,000 for fraudulent use of computer network protocol address by using a false address or third party address with the intent of committing a crime or preventing discovery. The new draft seeks to amend the fines set out under Article 9 to be in range of AED 500,000 minimum to a maximum of AED 2,000,000/-.