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September 22, 2020
Recent amendments in Civil Procedures Law (Federal Law number 11 of 1992) has gained so much attention before the litigants in the country. The recent amendment by virtue of Cabinet Resolution number 33 of 2020 has tweaked the provisions of Cabinet Resolution of 57 of 2018 issued by the government recently. Civil Lawyers of Dubai have witnessed significant changes in the recent amendments that has particularly changed the procedures for conducting civil proceedings in the country.
The said article will briefly discuss the pertinent changes in the Law to enlighten our readers about the new procedures in civil courts:
As opposed to the previous amendment, the parties and their attorneys were allowed to serve summons to the other party even through the online platform. However, with 2020 amendments, the parties or their attorneys are not allowed to serve summons through social media and that authority is only granted to the courts.
One of the more noteworthy changes that the Regulations presented was the expanding the accessibility of payment orders, which was recently restricted to debts emerging out of certain business instruments, to incorporate obligations which are affirmed recorded in writing.
The new Resolution requires the claimant filing an application for travel ban shall fulfil the following criteria allowing the judge to issue an adequate order, which are as follows:
The recent amendments in the civil procedure law has amended several procedures being utilised by court since the issuance of the federal civil procedures law. Therefore, the change should be fully acknowledged by Civil Lawyers of Dubai for further proceedings filed before the relevant courts.