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new pension law

New pension law

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has issued Law No. (7) of 2022 on the Local Military Pension and Social Security Fund in Dubai, which aims to support Dubai’s vision for social security and pensions and ensure the implementation of best practices.The Fund […]

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Insulting a police officer

Insulting a police officer

Dubai Criminal Court has fined a 32-year-old Gulf citizen 50,000 dirhams (US$ 13.7 thousand) for videotaping a police patrol using foul language.According to the case file, a police patrol stopped a car in The Palm Jumeirah because the driver was talking on his cell phone and behaving recklessly on the road.The passenger in the back […]

Flights from the UAE to Russia

Flights from the UAE to Russia

Emirates airline, owned by the Dubai government, will continue to operate flights to Russia, the airline’s president Tim Clark said at the World Government Forum in Dubai.“As long as we are not banned from operating in Russia, we will continue to do so,” he said. Earlier, flydubai and S7 airlines suspended flights to a number […]

Changes in trademark registration

Changes in trademark registration

Changes have been made to the new Trademark Law (Federal Trademark Law No. 36 of 2021), which will speed up procedures and expedite the issuance of licenses. In addition, the trademark database will now become a public registry with open access for all.Before the amendments, trademark searches were a paid service, but with the new […]

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A new online platform in the court system

A new online platform in the court system

The UAE has launched a new unified digital platform that will link federal courts with local courts in a project that includes data merging and court cases.The project, which is still underway, will be activated in the last quarter of 2022, the UAE minister of justice said.The digital court system is being developed at the […]

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New Rules for Covid during Ramadan

New Rules for Covid during Ramadan

As Ramadan is expected to begin April 2, here are the latest COVID-29 rules for Ramadan.The COVID-19 protocol for the month of Ramadan was announced by the National Crisis and Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) on Wednesday, March 30.The federal agency said Taraoui prayers and religious lectures, which were suspended for two years due to the […]

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UAE Laws: Up to 5 years in prison for impersonating a police officer

UAE Laws: Up to 5 years in prison for impersonating a police officer

UAE Laws: Up to 5 years imprisonment for impersonating a police officer. The same punishment will face anyone who interferes with police work.The UAE prosecutor’s office has warned that those who impersonate a member of the state profession face up to five years in prison. Citing Article 299 of the new UAE Penal Code, the […]

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How to register a tourist marriage in the UAE

How to register a tourist marriage in the UAE

Now you don’t have to be a Muslim or UAE resident to get married there. Abu Dhabi has amended the marriage law to make room for civil marriages. The UAE boasts one of the largest populations of expats. This law takes into account more than 88 percent of residents who are foreign nationals. And the […]

How to resist the rise in rents in UAE

How to resist the rise in rents in UAE

As the economy recovers from the pandemic and property prices rise in Dubai, renters say they are facing significant rent increases. In some of the emirate’s most popular areas, rents have risen 20 percent since prices dropped during the pandemic. What the Dubai Rent Act Says – Know Your Rights Article 10 of the Dubai […]

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purchase of real estate in installments

Purchase of real estate in installments

Buying property in Dubai: What happens if purchaser is unable to pay all installments? What happens if postdated rent cheques bounce? According to New UAE law: If the real estate agent does not comply with the Rera rent calculator, you may approach the Rental Dispute Centre (RDC) of Dubai and file a complaint against your […]