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BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Last year, the UAE government passed a series of laws that aim to approach drug addiction and its effects more holistically, and one of the elements of the UAE Anti Narcotics Law states that those who come forward to authorities to seek treatment for addiction are exempt from prosecution...
STA Law Firm
Can an instrument of payment be offered that ensures complete safety? The reality of the latter statement is an unlikely one.
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
Since 1987, the Penal Code has contained prohibitions against bribery, making it an offence to bribe a public official in consideration for an act on the part of that official.
STA Law Firm
Although globalization is advancing at the seams of the 21st century, it remains unclear as to when will the legal systems across the world harmonize.
STA Law Firm
It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separate us, the human race, from other animals we term as ‘wild.'
STA Law Firm
Jurisdiction (by default) is the practical and ultimate authority within the legal society to administer, review and to execute laws and regulations within a well-defined area of region and responsibility.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have an Asian friend who came to Dubai on a visitor's visa but he was arrested for inhaling glue. What would the sentence be for such an offence?
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Is Eating In Public During The Day Over Ramadan A Crime In The UAE?
Expatriate Law
In this article, Expatriate Law reviews and summarizes important laws, criminal and otherwise, that expatriates should be aware of when living in Dubai or other parts of the UAE.
STA Law Firm
It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separates us, the human race, from other animals we term as 'wild.'
Hassan Elhais
A friend of mine gave a cheque to a supplier to deliver goods but the goods were not received. Does my friend have the right to instruct the receiving bank to not cash the cheque?
Hassan Elhais
I received a cheque from somebody and I submitted it to my bank within six months of receiving it.
Hassan Elhais
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.
Hassan Elhais
The court notice has to indicate what the charges are and what the penalties are.
Hassan Elhais
I've been having family problems and I'm in a bad psychological state.
Hassan Elhais
A friend of mine called me recently to say that he had been arrested at Dubai airport for carrying prescription medicine without the prescription.
Hassan Elhais
In all hearings, Prosecutor has to attend and the Court has to consider his request and give their decision.
Hassan Elhais
After a fight with my husband, I tried to commit suicide and cut my wrist.
Hassan Elhais
The Public Prosecution, ordinarily, has a discretionary power to issue the pretrial imprisonment order unless there is a special case described in different regulations and provisions.
Hassan Elhais
A thorough study demonstrates that in the criminal procedure law, the arrest might take place mainly in three potential scenarios.
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According to the Law the burden of proof is on the claimant which is an established principle and also stated under Article 1 of the Law.
STA Law Firm
Jurisdiction (by default) is the practical and ultimate authority within the legal society to administer, review and to execute laws and regulations within a well-defined area of region and responsibility.
Hassan Elhais
I've been having family problems and I'm in a bad psychological state.
STA Law Firm
Although globalization is advancing at the seams of the 21st century, it remains unclear as to when will the legal systems across the world harmonize.
Hassan Elhais
Mr. Hassan Mohsen Elhais explains differentiations in the four categories of sexual crime including rape, sex outside of marriage, prostitution and actions which offend the shyness of another party.
STA Law Firm
It is, in fact, the ability to consciously use our brains that separate us, the human race, from other animals we term as ‘wild.'
Hassan Elhais
Legal Consultant In Dubai Hassan Elhais And Nabila - Sexual Violence in the Middle East (Video)
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
Since 1987, the Penal Code has contained prohibitions against bribery, making it an offence to bribe a public official in consideration for an act on the part of that official.
Kochhar & Co.
The UAE is one of the most resilient economies in the world. Its visionary rulers foresaw the dangers of over reliance on oil years back, and made determined efforts to diversify the economy.
Hassan Elhais
I received a cheque from somebody and I submitted it to my bank within six months of receiving it.
Expatriate Law
In this article, Expatriate Law reviews and summarizes important laws, criminal and otherwise, that expatriates should be aware of when living in Dubai or other parts of the UAE.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have an Asian friend who came to Dubai on a visitor's visa but he was arrested for inhaling glue. What would the sentence be for such an offence?
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