- Legal Articles
- Ask Elhais
June 23, 2015|
UAE is one of the world's fastest-growing destination for business and leisure visitors. It continue to attract many tourists over the year. It's natural for the tourists and residents to watch movies and read books as its widely common pastime here in UAE. But there are some of these that are banned by the censor board of the UAE due to its content. On my interview in The National, I explained the issues related to banned movies, unwanted credit cards and where the consumer can file a complaint if they feel that their rights are being violated.
There are movies and books that are banned here in UAE due to its content that may be harmful to the culture and religious sanctity of UAE. The censored board of UAE has the right to ban such films or books to be shown in public but can be watch in private places. So, before importing banned movies, it is essential to know the decision of the National Media Council, if the particular movie is ban only to show public places like in theaters or cinemas but you can still watch it in your home.
Some people feel more convenient to use the credit card than bringing cash all the time. This is the reason why some banks offer free credit card application and deliver it to their clients. However, if the client doesn't want to have a credit card then has the right to refuse the offer and can file a complaint if the bank insisted. But if you accept and used the credit card then you can't take any action against the bank.
Similarly, the aim of the Ministry of Economy in the UAE is to address all the complaints of the consumer. So, each emirate has its own department or consumer authority where a complaint can be filed. You can also visit the website of the consumer rights http://www.consumerrights.ae to know what documents needed to file a complaint. The website contains helpful information and it has separate links for each emirate, it is available on the internet and may be accessed at any time.
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
I owe the success of my case to Dr. Hassan's diligent approach. He remained focused, put me at ease and always went the extra mile. Dr. Hassan tirelessly put my case in the best possible light and I cannot thank him enough. I would highly recommend Dr. Hassan - I am grateful to him from the bottom of my heart.
Dr. Hassan Elhais is among the best legal consultants I have ever worked with. He has an amazing ability to reduce complex issues into a simple concept that non-legal people can understand. He consistently develops innovative litigation strategies that help us to achieve our ultimate legal goals.
...the extraordinary effort that has been exerted by the staff, and we specially thank Dr. Hassan Mohsen Alhais. Wishing your continues success & excellence...
I believe everyone should recognize what a difference Dr. Hassan Elhais work has made to people's lives; and especially to our family's life, because we will remain forever grateful to each and every one of his team.
Dr. Hassan Elhais never fears cases that involve exposure and he always gives me his honest assessment of our chances of success, which is invaluable to me.
He aided us not only in providing legal advice but also in all legal issues that required a long term strategic approach to achieve most favorable and optimum outcomes he provided us with high level of professional service.
Dr. Hassan Elhais is a responsible, reputable counsel who operates to high levels of service.
Dr Hassan Elhais is responsive, thorough and creative with his advice, and is a valued advisor and legal consultant.
Regardless of the complexity of the matter I know Dr. Hassan Elhais will consider not only legal strategy but also business practicalities in providing advice and litigation options.
I recommend Dr. Hassan Elhais to anyone who says 'I'm in legal trouble'. I was extremely satisfied with the high standard of his work. He has always been there when I have needed him and I refer all my clients, family and friends to him/his firm.
Dr. Hassan Elhais was very professional and he listened to my needs. He was very prompt, efficient and always kept me informed. Dr. Hassan Elhais's service was excellent and I would definitely recommend him to friends and colleagues.