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September 20, 2022|
Bail is a provisional release of an accused and may be granted by the public prosecution for a felony or a misdemeanor, at any time whether on its own decision or upon request of the accused unless the accused has been r
August 30, 2022|
In common language, smuggling is understood as the illegal import or export of products into or out of a country.
August 23, 2022|
In common language, infanticide means killing or murdering a very young child, who is less than 1 year old. In the United Arab Emirates, while there is no specific law on infanticide, the Wadeema's Law provides protection to children in the UAE.
August 18, 2022|
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is a permanent international court which was established pursuant to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court held in 1998. Countries which have ratified the Rome Statute agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the ICC for crimes which the ICC has jurisdiction to try. The seat of the ICC is in the Hague in the Netherlands.
July 05, 2022|
Filing a criminal case for false complaints is one of the legal rights of an individual, whether local or expat based in the UAE, and such rights could be extended to even protect corporates. The explanations above give a broad insight into various aspects of reporting false accusations. Watch out for more of our insights and analysis on this topic and other legal issues.
July 01, 2022|
The United Arab Emirates criminalizes filing false complaints if the complainant knows that the crime has not been committed. The punishment could vary between a fine or a jail sentence and this depends on the discretion of the courts.
February 17, 2022|
The new changes are part of the preventive approach undertaken by the government, which would now allow police officers to check and question people found carrying such banned objects. Such practices will in all certainty heighten the security in the country and pave way for reduced crimes.
September 23, 2021|
The rules and procedures concerning investigation, trial procedure, evidence, judgment, appeal procedures and enforcement measures are stated in the criminal procedure code.
August 24, 2021|
In various judgments, while awarding moral damages, the UAE courts have considered the level of pain, grief and distress suffered by a victim when determining or quantifying the compensation to be awarded.
August 23, 2021|
A civil suit can be temporary withheld until the final judgment is obtained in the criminal case that is filed in the same subject matter. An expert criminal trial lawyer is best suited to advise and handle the defense strategy in criminal matters.
August 16, 2021|
A crime can be classified generally as ‘misdemeanours’ and ‘felony’ depending on the seriousness of the offence.
May 09, 2020|
Ee are obviously confronting a very dubious situation such as lockdowns, shut down of many businesses, travel restrictions, social distancing, no-human contact have immediately become world’s reaction towards the pandemic.
December 11, 2019|
The law governing the electronic evidence is Electronic Transactions and Commerce Law Number 2 of 2002 herein mentioned as the Electronic Transactions Law.
August 05, 2019|
A bare review of the laws manifests that it is easy to determine the criminal intent of a person as he is always aware of acts and the consequences attached to it, yet it is one of the difficult tasks before the criminal court, depending upon varying circumstances of the case.
July 02, 2019|
The relation between the patient and the doctor has been in a bubble for a while as we have come across numerous medical negligence cases where medical professionals have failed to exercise the reasonable duty of care.
June 12, 2019|
Think about this situation - You are a majority shareholder of an organization which is confronting financial issues. The company applied for a bank loan. However, bank necessitates that a personal guarantor should offer a guarantee.
March 27, 2019|
NOT JUST A CRIMINAL ACT WILL MAKE YOU A CRIMINAL So, the plan is that "A will enter the apartment wearing women's abaya with a key provided by C, B will wait outside in the car, and once we complete the act, we will keep the money at D's place." The plan is simple, and everyone is aware of their role in the act.
February 06, 2019|
"The freedom of movement and residence will be granted within limits of laws" quotes from Article 29 of the UAE constitution offers freedom and simultaneously curtail it on the basis of law. It implies that everyone enjoys the freedom to travel inside and outside the country unless specifically objected by law through a travel ban.
December 27, 2018|
The Law No. 17 of 2018 provides for an alternative to imprisonment in certain offences and subject to certain restrictions, which we have amplified in the following part herein. The alternative to imprisonment comes as a handy, electronic, portable and wearable device, which is intended to restrict and monitor the convicts or the accused pending trial instead of giving them a jail term or police custody during the investigation.
December 18, 2018|
This article discuss the new Law in the UAE, which the Prosecution Can Allow the Accused and the Victim to Settle Criminal Matters Amicably.
December 10, 2018|
This article discuss a new procedural system established by the amendment to the UAE Criminal Procedure Law, which envisages efficient and seamless transition of workflow with the goal to lessen the judicial workload. The system empowers prosecutors, subject to the limits provided in the law, to find the accused guilty of specific misdemeanours and issue a decision of penalty against the convict without referring the matter to the court.
January 16, 2017|
This article explains about how the arrest orders are issued by the public prosecution, its validity, and contents and further discusses about the length of detention period according to Article 101, 104 and 105 of the Criminal...
January 16, 2017|
This article clarifies how the Pre-trial imprisonment orders are issued, its power, and contents and further discusses about the discretionary power that public prosecution hold to issue the pretrial imprisonment order unless there is a...
January 16, 2017|
The article sheds some light on the rules and regulation which has to be followed in the Sessions in most of the criminal cases under the Criminal Procedures Law, Federal Law No. (35) Of the Year 1992 and its amendments.
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