New UAE law: 11 things all bank account holders should know

New UAE law: 11 things all bank account holders should know

The UAE’s revised Commercial Transaction Law came into effect earlier this week Changes to UAE’s Commercial Transaction Law – which include narrowing the scope for criminalization of returned or “bounced” cheques due to insufficient funds – came into effect in the UAE earlier this week.Here are 11 things all bank account holders should know: Banks […]

Dubai government health insurance systems

Dubai government health insurance systems

The health insurance system is to provide enhanced medical care to the country’s residents. Dubai has unified all government health insurance systems under one umbrella known as Enaya. Enaya Insurance System in Dubai The unification covers Saada insurance and other government insurances.Following the move, there will be one insurance for all Government of Dubai employees, […]

o criminal action against any person below 11 years

UAE: No criminal action against any person below 11 years

The UAE Prosecutor’s Office announced in a tweet on Wednesday that under Article 64 of Federal Decree-Law No. 31 of 2021 on the Criminal Code, no criminal case will be brought against any person who is under the age of 11 at the time of the crime.The prosecutor’s office published this information as part of […]

New amendments on cheque provisions in UAE

New amendments on cheque provisions in UAE

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates has stated that the new amendments on cheque provisions shall take effect from 2nd January 2022. Effective 3rd January 2022 any cheque presented for payment and returned due to insufficient funds, the bearer of the cheque can directly approach the issuing bank and request to partially pay the […]

UAE's new drug laws reduce sentences and eliminate mandatory deportation for expats

UAE’s new drug laws reduce sentences and eliminate mandatory deportation for expats

The UAE has changed its drug laws, reducing minimum sentences, commuting sentences for first-time offenders, and emphasizing rehabilitation rather than punishment.The changes allow those convicted of drugs a chance at treatment and educational programs rather than incarceration.Deportation for expats convicted of drug use and possession is no longer mandatory. Sometimes they can stay.First-time offenders can […]

New Criminal Code-40 legislative changes

New Criminal Code-40 legislative changes

The UAE has overhauled its drug laws to cut minimum sentences, provide leniency for first-time offenders and put a sharper focus on rehabilitation over punishment.In a series of sweeping changes, people convicted of drug use and possession will serve time in secure detention offering treatment and education programmes rather than in prison with other convicts.Deportation […]

How to open a visa to Hungary

How to open a visa to Hungary

Following the path of other countries worldwide, authorities in Hungary imposed entry bans and other restrictions, at the very beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, as part of their efforts to prevent a surge in the number of infections. However, despite the restrictions, there are some general exemptions applied. Who Can Travel to Hungary? According to […]