New rules for resolving spousal disputes

New rules for resolving spousal disputes

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai, has issued an Executive Council regulation on arbitrators appointed to help resolve matrimonial disputes in matrimonial cases in Dubai.It applies to cases of separation based on damages and violation, as stated in the Federal Law […]

Dubai: New custody committee to protect conflict-affected children

Dubai: New custody committee to protect conflict-affected children

Sheikh Maktoum made the decision, which is part of the government’s commitment to ensure the physical and mental well-being of childrenHis Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of the Judicial Council of Dubai, issued Decision No. (7) of 2022 to establish a Guardianship Committee linked to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]