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September 20, 2021|
Residential property leases in Dubai are subject to the Law No. (26) of 2007 on ‘Regulating the Relationship between Landlords and Tenants in the Emirate of Dubai’ (“Tenancy Law”). It is critical to bear in mind that a lease agreement entered into between a landlord and tenant constitutes a binding and enforceable agreement between the parties. Thereby, if any of the parties do not honor the terms of the executed commercial lease agreement, it would be termed as a contractual breach. Pursuant to the UAE laws a contract binds the parties to perform the contractual obligations, and any failure to adhere to those obligations is considered a ‘breach of contract’.
Pursuant to the Dubai Tenancy law, a landlord may order eviction of an existing tenant only in the following two instances: either a) upon expiry of the Lease Contract; or b) if the circumstances as detailed in clause 25 of the tenancy law occur.
Upon expiry of the Lease Contract, the Landlord may seek eviction of the Tenant from the Real Property if:
The landlord may also seek eviction of the Tenant from the real property if any of the following circumstances apply:
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