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New Laws on Illegal Drugs UAE


Dr. Hassan Elhais on UAE's New Laws on Illegal Drugs - The Agenda Podcast - Dubai Eye 103.8

Dr. Hassan Elhais, talks about the details of the biggest changes in the country’s drug laws during the podcast with Georgia Tolley (Dubai Eye)

Anti-Money Laundering UAE


What is Money Laundering and its Punishments in the UAE?E

The United Arab Emirates remains committed to instituting anti-money laundering practices in the country and thereby imposing strict penalties to offenders in money laundering cases.

Slander in UAE


Slander and Libel and Their Punishments in The UAE

‘Slander’ and ‘Libel’ are said to occur when someone makes a false statement about you and which potentially damages your reputation.

Alcohol Laws in Dubai


Major Changes in the Alcohol Laws in Dubai

With the recent changes effected in the federal laws, the consumption of alcohol has been legalized in the UAE, subject to the restrictions imposed by each emirate.

Cybercrimes


Key Measures to Prevent Financial Cybercrimes

Cybercrime involves the use of a computer as an instrument to further illegal ends, such as committing fraud, trafficking in child pornography and intellectual property, identity theft, privacy violations etc.

Social Media Application


Spreading False Information on Social Media and its Penalties

It seeks to prohibit the use of the Internet to publish, circulate or spread false news, rumors or misleading information, which are contrary to the news published by official source.

Drones in UAE


The UAE Issued a Complete Ban on All Drones

The ban applies to owners, practitioners as well enthusiasts of drones and applies to both air and sailing spots.

Criminal Case UAE


Can You Drop a Criminal Case Once it Has Been Filed?

This short video will explain to you how to drop a case and waive your right.

Identity Theft


What is Identity Theft and How Do You Avoid It?

Identity theft can be very simply defined as the crime of obtaining personal or financial information of another person with the intention of using their identity in order to commit fraud.

Alcohol in UAE


5 Tips to Avoid Jail Time When Drinking Alcohol in UAE

This short video, will show you tips to avoid jail time when drinking alcohol in the UAE.

Federal Crime


The Long-Term Consequences of Being Convicted of a Federal Crime

Imposing the punishments based on the court judgment is thus the most direct consequence of a conviction under the criminal laws in the UAE.

What's a Double Negative


What's a Double Negative and Can it Be Used in Courts?

A double negative is when two negative words or constructions are used within a single clause.

Defamation Law UAE


What is UAE's Defamation Law?

Defamation’ can be defined as making and spreading false statements about a person of a nature that can cause harm to the reputation of such person (victim).

Burglary in UAE


Punishments for Trespassing and Burglary in the UAE

The act of burglary is not uncommon in any country and is certainly considered as a crime in any part of the world and so in UAE.

5 Categories of Assault


5 Categories of Assault

The Federal law no. 3 of 1987 concerning promulgating the penal code and its amendment (UAE Penal Code), categories ‘assault’ into various types, such as...

Identity Fraud in the UAE


5 Tips to Prevent Identity Fraud in the UAE

Anyone can be trapped or become a victim of identity fraud and sometimes it is difficult to ascertain as to how the identity was stolen. Hence, if you are a victim of identity theft, you must immediately follow the following steps.

Tweeting in UAE


5 Laws Expats Should Know About Drugs in UAE

The consumption of illegal drugs in the UAE is a criminal offence, punishable by possible imprisonment or deportation.

Theft


Simple Theft and its Punishments in the UAE

Cases of simple theft involve where the accused perpetrate the theft under the following circumstances and is liable for imprisonment for a minimum period of 1 year

Crypto Scams


Crypto scams: What are your legal defense and guide to avoid being scammed

A cryptocurrency can be understood as a digital currency that can be used to buy goods and services functioning on blockchain technology and online ledger record.

Road Accidents


UAE's Enhanced Security to Avoid Road Accidents

UAE has issued new guidelines under Ministerial Resolution Number 178 of 2017 in order to enhance more security to avoid road accidents.

Legal rights under sexual harassment?


What are your legal rights under sexual harassment?

Such obstinate and malignant actions often rely on pervasive beliefs embedded in a given society that might inadvertently condone maltreatment against women.

Punishments for spying on an individual in the UAE


Your Rights Against Domestic Violence

A 6-month old pregnant woman asked if She can file a complaint against Her husband for physical and mental abuse. Watch our Shorts to learn more.

Punishments for spying on an individual in the UAE


What are the punishments for spying on an individual regardless of relation as per the UAE laws?

Individual privacy is highly respected and protected in the UAE. Privacy violations in the UAE can invite both jail term or fines for offenders.

Absconding Case UAE


Can You Visit the UAE Despite Having an Absconding Case?

Learn more about the laws that apply when traveling to the UAE with an existing absconding case.

Changes in Criminal and Civil Laws UAE


Changes in Criminal and Civil Laws Boost UAE’s Ambitious Vision

The UAE government recently introduced sweeping changes to the civil and criminal laws governing various matters such as consumption of alcohol, consensual sex, cohabitation, inheritance, among other changes.

Private Investigator


Can You Use Whatsapp Messages As Evidence In UAE Courts?

With a constant increase in the usage of Whatsapp messages in our daily routine, a lot of people have started asking if these messages can be used written evidence before the court of law.

Cybercrime and its punishment


What is cybercrime and its punishment in the UAE?

For the purposes of relevance, Cyber Crime Law no 5 of 2015 does not define what constitutes cybercrime.

Loaning Money from someone


Is it illegal to charge interest when loaning someone's money?

Is it illegal to charge interest when loaning someone money.

Private Investigator


Can I legally hire a private investigator in the UAE?

Appointing a private investigator is illegal in the UAE. Even if you bring them from outside the country, it is against Article No 378 of UAE Criminal Law...

Bringing Medicine in UAE


What medicine I can bring into the country

I want to bring some medicines into the UAE from my home country. I do not know if they are authorised or not. How can I find out?

Penalties for Carrying and Possessing Marijuana


What you should know about the Penalties for Carrying and Possessing Marijuana in the UAE?

Import of marijuana inside the UAE may be subject to Article 6 of the Federal Law No. 14/1995 on the Control of Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances (UAE Narcotics Law), which prohibits the import, among other activities such as use, manufacture, export and other related activities, of substances listed under schedule nos. 1,2, 4, and 5.

Electronic Tagging


Electronic Tagging for Offenders in UAE

Dr. Hassan Elhais explains about electronic tagging for offenders in the UAE under Law No. 17 of 2018 that provides for an alternative to imprisonment in certain offences.

Bail Condition


Bail Condition in UAE

Dr. Hassan Elhais explains what would happen if someone breaches bail conditions or the financial guarantee in a criminal investigation.

Theft


Difference between aggravated theft and theft

Dr. Hassan Elhais explains the Difference between aggravated theft and theft.

Traffic violations and fines UAE


What Are the Laws on Suicide Attempts?

Dr. Hassan Elhais explains how under UAE law, committing suicide is a crime.

Traffic violations and fines UAE


Hiring a Private Investigator in the UAE

Dr. Hassan Elhais explains if it's possible to hire a Private Investigator in the UAE.

Traffic violations and fines UAE


What are the traffic violations and fines?

Dr. Hassan Elhais explains the traffic violations and fines under the UAE Traffic Laws.

Cybercrime Law in UAE


Cybercrime Law in UAE: In-depth Definition

In continuation to the video "What is cybercrime and its punishment in the UAE?", Dr. Hassan Elhais will further explain more about cybercrime as per UAE Laws.

What is cybercrime and its punishment in the UAE?


What is cybercrime and its punishment in the UAE?

Dr. Hassan Elhais will explain the offenses covered within the definition of cybercrime under the UAE Laws.

Traffic Crime Video


Traffic Crime - Answering Legal Questions UAE

Date: August 23, 2016 - Legal Consultant in Dubai Dr. Hassan Elhais answers some questions relating to common legal inquiries that stem from traffic accidents. This includes legal duties at the time of the accident, a statute of limitations in both criminal and civil cases, damages available, and how far insurance policies may limit financial liability.

Cyber Crime Video


Cyber Crime - Answering Legal Questions UAE

Date: May 10, 2016 - In this video, you will learn about what counts as cybercrime, duties of the victim in reporting the crime to authorities and insurance companies, the punishments involved, where VPNs fit into cybercrime laws, and what to do in case your domain name or identity is stolen.

UAE Cyber Law Video


Geo News Dubai - The UAE Cyber Law

Date: July 16, 2015 - Legal Consultant in Dubai Dr. Hassan Elhais gives his advice on UAE Cyber Law and the law is introduced stop Internet fraud and it also “enough to deter people” from insulting other online users.

Sexual Crime Video


Sexual Crime - Answering Legal Questions UAE

Date: March 8, 2016 - Legal Consultant in Dubai Dr. Hassan Elhais differentiates the four categories of sexual crime including rape, sex outside of marriage, prostitution, and other actions that may offend another party.

Dubai Family Lawyers


The National - Sexual Assault, Alcohol and UAE Law

Date: July 26, 2013 - Legal Consultant in Dubai Dr. Hassan Elhais gives his advice on how to approach the law in the event of a sexual assault by explaining what the victims should do and what they should avoid.

General Crime


General Crime - Answering Legal Questions UAE

Date: January 21, 2016 - Legal Consultant in Dubai Dr. Hassan Elhais answers frequently asked questions related to general crime here in the United Arab Emirates.

Best Divorce Lawyer Dubai


You and Nabila - UAE Anti-Discrimination Law

Date: September 30, 2015 - Legal Consultant in Dubai Dr. Hassan Elhais is interviewed by Nabila Kilani in the television show 'You and Nabila' regarding the anti-discrimination law enacted July 2015.

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