Cybercrime laws in the UAE

The Federal Public Prosecution of the United Arab Emirates has reminded residents, visitors, and locals of the country’s stringent privacy regulations. The United Arab Emirates has created a robust cybersecurity infrastructure and has a very aggressive and comprehensive cybersecurity policy. The Federal Degree Law No. 5 of 2012, as amended, which governs cybercrimes in the […]

Drug Laws in the UAE

The UAE maintains a strict no-tolerance policy on drug use for recreational purposes. Production, import, export, transit, purchase, sale, possession, and storage of narcotic and psychotropic substances are prohibited under Federal Law No. 14 of 1995 unless they are part of supervised and controlled medical or scientific operations that comply with the relevant legislation. The […]

Sexual Harassment Law in the UAE

The Federal Law No. 3 of 1987, which promulgated the Penal Code and its Amendments (UAE Penal Code), contains the regulations governing sexual harassment and codifies the laws of the UAE about it. In the UAE, “sexual harassment” is defined broadly as “extreme annoyance of others by repeating acts, words, or gestures that would molest […]

Human Trafficking in the UAE

The UAE is a crucial participant in the international effort to combat human trafficking. With the passage of Federal Law 51 in 2006, the UAE became the first nation in the region to establish a specific anti-human-trafficking law. According to the legislation, human trafficking entails all types of sexual exploitation and using others for purposes […]

Insolvency Law in the UAE

The Federal Decree-Law No. 19 of 2019 on Insolvency shields debtors from legal action, decriminalizes the debtor’s financial obligations, and allows them the chance to work, be productive, and support their families. The Federal Decree-Law No. 19 of 2019 on Insolvency, which governs cases of insolvency of natural persons, was adopted by the UAE Cabinet. […]

Is Defamation a crime in UAE? Do you need lawyers?

In the United Arab Emirates, insult and slander are regarded as criminal offences, in contrast to nations like the United Kingdom and the United States of America, where defamation is handled through civil lawsuits. Most people in the area are foreigners, and defamation claims have dramatically increased. Federal Law 1987 No. 3 lists several serious […]

Why do you need a lawyer in Assault case?

An assault is “an act of causing another person physical injury.” Civil culpability, criminal prosecution, and other legal options may be considered depending on the seriousness of the offense and the circumstances surrounding it. In the United Arab Emirates, “assault” is categorized as a serious crime, and even the threat of an assault is punishable […]

The crime of Forgery under UAE Law

Forgery is defined as creating, using, changing, or possessing a fraudulent document to commit fraud. The offense may involve counterfeiting a check, an official document, a signature, or any other type of government document. Such compositions typically rely heavily on the ability to deliver and trade authentic and trustworthy records. In this sense, falsified documents […]

Traffic Crimes: Is there a need of Criminal Lawyers?

Federal Law number 21 of 1995, which the UAE government enacted on traffic controls in the country, lists the penalty that violators of traffic laws will face. Clearly, the UAE has zero-tolerance standards for any hit-and-run incidents and requires all drivers involved in collisions to call the authorities at the scene of the collision. According […]

Criminal Law in the UAE: Why is there a need for Legal assistance?

As amended, the UAE’s criminal court procedures are outlined in Federal Law No. 35 of 1992. It consists of a set of regulations that outline the methods and processes for conducting criminal investigations, trying accused parties, passing judgment, establishing the criteria for reviewing judgments by higher courts and carrying out judgments. Criminal cases are often […]