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  1. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 13 of 2018 Concerning Voluntary Works. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 2019-03-31 | ARE-2018-L-108484

    Regulates Voluntary Works.

  2. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 9 of 2018 on Combating Begging. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-12-31 | Date of entry into force: 2019-01-31 | ARE-2018-L-108491

    Persons found guilty of begging will be penalised with a 5,000 Dh fine and a three-month jail term.

  3. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decision No. 212 of 2018 Regulating the Employment of the UAE Nationals in the Private Sector. - Legislation Online in English Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2018-06-29 | ARE-2018-R-108483

    Regulates the Employment of the UAE Nationals in the Private Sector.

  4. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 31 of 2018 on Developing a New Employment System Under Part-Time Contracts. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-02-28 | Date of entry into force: 2018-03-01 | ARE-2018-R-108482

    The Part-time Contract allows the employee to work for the Original Employer less than eight hours per day, or less than 48 hours per week, provided that the working hours shall not be less than 20 hours per week.

    To work simultaneously with more than one employer, without having to get the permission of the Original Employer or any other employer he is working with.

  5. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Administrative Order of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority For Land and Maritime Transport No. 102 of 2017. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2018-01-31 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-31 | ARE-2018-R-107255

    On the Mandatory Operation of the Ship Identification Device for all Foreign Ships in Territorial Waters and State ports.

  6. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Administrative Order of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority For Land and Maritime Transport No. 94 of 2017. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 2017-12-28 | ARE-2017-R-107262

    This Administrative Order replaces and amends Articles 2 , 3 and Article 5 of the Administrative Order of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority For Land and Maritime Transport No. 133 of 2015 on the conditions for granting a certificate of eligibility to lead small naval means.

  7. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Administrative Order of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority For Land and Maritime Transport No. 73 of 2017. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-12-28 | Date of entry into force: 2017-12-28 | ARE-2017-R-107265

    Prohibits some Foreign Vessels from Transferring Oil and its Derivatives.

  8. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 787 of 2017 Regulating Teleworking. (قرار وزاري رقم 787 لسنة 2017 في شأن تنظيم العمل عن بعد) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-10-31 | Date of entry into force: 2017-10-10 | ARE-2017-R-107191

    The Objective of the Law, to create and provide:

    1. Job opportunities for UAE citizens looking for work in remote areas by encouraging the employer to offer teleworking employment options.

    2. Flexible work options for UAE citizens with family, to enhance family relationships by improving the balance between work and family.

  9. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Administrative Order of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority For Land and Maritime Transport No. 71 of 2017. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-10-31 | Date of entry into force: 2017-10-31 | ARE-2017-R-107269

    on Assessing and Granting Certificates of Maritime Competence by virtue of the International Convention on Standards of Maritime Education and Training and Certification of Seafarers in the United Arab Emirates

  10. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Decree No. 74 of 2017 on the accession of the United Arab of Emirates to the 1988 Protocol on the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea Act 1974. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-08-30 | ARE-2017-R-107248

    Approves the accession of the United Arab of Emirates to the 1988 Protocol on the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea Act 1974.

  11. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Decree No. 75 of 2017 on the accession of the United Arab of Emirates to the International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC), 1972. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-08-30 | ARE-2017-R-107249

    Approves the accession of the United Arab of Emirates to the International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC), 1972.

  12. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Decree-Law No. 16 of 2017 Amending Certain Provisions of Federal Law No. 17 of 1972 on Nationality and Passports. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-08-30 | Date of entry into force: 2017-08-31 | ARE-2017-L-107250

    Transfers the powers of the Ministry of the Interior on citizenship and passports to the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.

    This Federal Decree-Law amends and replaces Articles 3, 9, 13, 16, 19, 20, 24, 35, 44 and 45 of Federal Law No. 17 of 1972 on Nationality and Passports.

    Additional Articles added including article 1 bis, 10 bis, 12 bis, 14 bis, 15 bis and 44 bis.

    Repeals Articles 21,36,37 and 38 of Federal Law No. 17 of 1972 on Nationality and Passports.

  13. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Decree No. 77 of 2017 on the accession of the United Arab of Emirates to the Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Outer Space. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-08-30 | ARE-2017-R-107251

  14. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Decree No. 10 of 1438 on Domestic Workers.

    Adoption: 2017-06-11 | ARE-2017-L-107727

    This Decree deals with the recruitment and employment conditions of domestic workers working in the United Arab Emirates. It contains provisions concerning employment contracts, payment of wages, debt repayment, weekly and daily rest times, annual leave, sick leave and sick leave compensation, employees obligations, occupational safety and health, dispute resolution, termination of the contract, end of service compensation and penalties.

  15. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Decree No. 39 of 2017 ratifying an agreement between The United Arab of Emirates Government and the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, on establishing a UN Women Liaison Office in the Arabian Gulf region. (مرسوم اتحادي رقم 39 لسنة 2017 بالتصديق على اتفاقية بين حكومة الدولة والامم المتحدة ممثلة في هيئة الامم المتحده للمساواة بين الجنسين وتمكين المراة بشان انشاء مكتب اتصال لهيئة الامم المتحدة للمراة في منطقة الخليج العربي) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-04-27 | ARE-2017-R-107247

    The Government of the United Arab Emirates and the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, ratifies the agreement that was signed in 15/07/2016, which establishes the UN Women Liaison Office for Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Abu Dhabi.

  16. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Decree No. 20 of 2017 approving the United Arab of Emirates accession to the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances. (مرسوم اتحادي رقم 20 لسنة 2017 بشأن انضمام الدولة إلى معاهدة بيجين بشأن الأداء السمعي البصري) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-03-30 | ARE-2017-R-107230

    Approving the United Arab of Emirates accession to the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances.

  17. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Resolution No. 5 of 2017 regarding terms, conditions and procedures for the settlement of marriage funds. (قرار مجلس الوزراء رقم 5 لسنة 2017 بشأن شروط وضوابط وإجراءات صرف منح الزواج) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-03-30 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-31 | ARE-2017-R-107231

    According to the resolution, an Emirati couple who meets certain criteria are eligible to receive AED 70,000 from the government, paid in one installment. Marriage grant applies to lower-income Emiratis and those on social welfare.

  18. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Decision No. 9 of 2017 On the Training of Graduates of the Faculties of Medicine and Medical Professions other than Physicians and Pharmacists. (قرار مجلس الوزراء رقم 9 لسنة 2017 بشأن تدريب خريجي كليات الطب والمهن الطبية من غير الأطباء والصيادله) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-03-30 | Date of entry into force: 2017-03-31 | ARE-2017-R-107246

    Section I: Definitions.
    Section II: The Objectives of the Decision.
    Section III: The Training Enrollment and Duration.
    Section IV: The Work Commitment Duration at the Health Facility, after the Expiration of the Training Period.
    Section V: Training Rewards.
    Section VI: Capacity Calculation Standards for the Health Facility.
    Section VII: Supervision and Observation.
    Section VIII: Evaluation and Authorization Conditions and Standards.
    Section IX: Transitional provisions.
    Section X: Cancellations.
    Section XI: The Scope of Application and Publication.

  19. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 7 of 2017 regarding the Issuance of Certificates and Documents of Ships and Navigators Electronically. (قرار رئيس مجلس إدارة الهيئة الاتحادية للمواصلات البرية والبحرية رقم 7 لسنة 2017 بشأن إصدار شهادات ومستندات السفن والملاحين إلكترونيا) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-02-28 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-31 | ARE-2017-R-107229

    On the Issuance of Certificates and Documents of Ships and Navigators Electronically.

  20. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Decree No.6 of 2017 on the accession to the International Convention for the control and management of ship's ballast water and sediments of 2004. (مرسوم اتحادي رقم 6 لسنة 2017 بانضمام الدولة الى الاتفاقية الدولية لضبط وادارة مياه الصابورة والرواسب في السفن لعام 2004) - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-01-31 | ARE-2017-R-107224

    The United Arab of Emirates accession to the International Convention for the control and management of ship's ballast water and sediments of 2004.

  21. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 739 of 2016 on Wages Protection. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-29 | Date of entry into force: 2016-09-30 | ARE-2016-R-104217

    It reconfirms institutions registered with the Ministry to pay their employees' wages according to the Wages Protection System.
    Failure to pay an employee's salary within 10 days of the due date will amount to late payment.
    Failure to pay an employee's salary within one month of the due date will amount to a refusal to pay the salary (unless a shorter period is specified under the contract).
    For employers with over 100 employees, where the Ministry discovers that the employer has delayed in paying an employee's salary, it will, for a delay of at least:
    10 days, issue the employer with a warning which provides that the Ministry will not issue any permits after payment has been delayed for 16 days;
    16 days, block the employer's ability to grant work permits (Late Payment Penalty);
    30 days, impose a variety of additional sanctions including informing the judicial authorities and any other relevant authorities to exercise caution when dealing with the employer, refusal to register new licences for the employer, a reduction in the employer's classification to the third class, an extension of the ban on granting work permits to the remaining establishments of the employer without notification and/or ban on transferring employees to other employers (Refusal Penalty); and
    60 days, impose administrative fines on the employer.
    Repeals Ministerial Order No. 788 of 2009 concerning wages protection.

  22. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Administrative Order of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority For Land and Maritime Transport No. 133 of 2015. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-08-31 | Date of entry into force: 2016-08-31 | ARE-2016-R-107259

    Regulates the conditions for granting a certificate of eligibility to lead small naval means.

  23. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Resolution No. 711 of 2016 Concerning Occupational Health and Safety Officers Employment in the Construction and Industrial Sectors. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-08-15 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | ARE-2016-R-104220

    Work permit may only be granted to any establishment which employs 500 workers or more operating in the constructions sector or industrial sector if it employs at least a citizen employee as occupational health and safety officer.

  24. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 712 of 2016 Concerning the Incentives of Small- and Medium-Size Enterprises Members to Entrepreneurship Supporting Corporations. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2016-07-31 | Date of entry into force: 2016-10-01 | ARE-2016-R-104221

    Regulates the conditions that shall be met in the small- and medium-size enterprises in order to entitle the benefits stipulated by this Order.

  25. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. (591) of 2016 Concerning the Commitment of Establishments to Provide Accommodation to their Workers. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 2016-09-01 | ARE-2016-R-106015

    The establishments shall provide an accommodation for its workers in case the number of workers at the establishment is fifty (50) or more, and the total wage of each worker is less than AED 2000 (Two Thousand Arab Emirates Dirhams) per month according to the Wage Protection System adopted by the Ministry.
    The establishments holding approval of a portion of non-citizen workers shall provide accommodation to the workers who have already obtained a work permit within one months from the date of issuance of this permit, in the event that the number of its workers is or exceeds fifty workers or more and the total wage of each worker is less than two thousand Arab Emirates Dirhams (AED 2000) per month according to the Wage Protection System adopted by the Ministry.

  26. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 713 of 2016 Concerning the Employment and Training of Students. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2016-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-26 | ARE-2016-R-104222

    The Order regulates the employment and training of students.

  27. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 3 of 2016 on Child Rights. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-03-15 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-15 | ARE-2016-L-104100

    Chapter I: General Provision.
    Chapter II: Fundamental Rights.
    Chapter III: Family Rights.
    Chapter IV: Health Rights.
    Chapter V: Social Rights.
    Chapter VI: Cultural Rights.
    Chapter VII: Educational Rights.
    Chapter VIII: Right to Protection.
    Chapter IX: Protection Mechanisms.
    Chapter X: Protection Measures.
    Chapter XI: Penalties.
    Chapter XII: Final Provisions.

  28. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Decree No. 8 of 2016 Approves the Accession of United Arab of Emirates to the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography. - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2016-02-29 | Date of entry into force: 2016-02-29 | ARE-2016-R-104216

    The Federal Decree Approves the Accession of United Arab of Emirates to the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.
    The Federal Decree sets out reservation on Article (3) paragraph (5) concerning adoption.

  29. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Ministerial Decree No. 766 of 2015 on the Rules and Conditions for granting a permit to a worker for employment by a new employer. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2015-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | ARE-2015-L-101783

    A new work permit may be granted to a worker upon the termination of the said worker's employment in the following instances:
    I- Term Contracts.
    II- Non-Term Contracts.
    III- For all contracts: term and non-term.

    Repeals Ministerial Decree 1186 of 2010 on the rules and conditions for granting permission to a worker whose employment relation has ended to work for a new employer.

  30. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree No. 765 of 2015 on Rules and Conditions for the Termination of Employment Relations. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2015-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | ARE-2015-R-101784

    Provides the rules and conditions for the termination of employment relations.

  31. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Decree No. 764 of 2015 on Ministry of Labour-Approved Standard of Employment Contracts. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2015-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | ARE-2015-R-101785

    Provides the approved standard of employment contracts by the Ministry of Labour.

  32. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 401 of 2015 Concerning the Determination of Afternoon Working Hours. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in English

    Adoption: 2015-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-15 | Date of end of application: 2015-09-15 | ARE-2015-R-101816

    Determines the working hours that are performed outdoors and under the sun.

  33. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 293 of 2015 regulating the conditions of employment of UAE national workers. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 2015-04-30 | ARE-2015-R-101817

    Employers must submit the work permit application and the signed employment contract to the Ministry of Labour. Once the application is approved, the UAE national employee can begin his work.

  34. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 292 of 2015 regulating the conditions of employment of Gulf Cooperation Council national employees. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-04-30 | Date of entry into force: 2015-04-30 | ARE-2015-R-101818

    Regulates the conditions of employment of Gulf Cooperation Council national employees.

  35. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 2 of 2015 on Commercial Companies. - Legislation online in English Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-30 | ARE-2015-L-101801

    The aim of the Law, to contribute to the development of the working environment and capacities of the State and its economic position in regulating companies according to the various international norms related to governance rules and the protection of shareholders and supporting foreign investment and promoting the corporate social responsibility of companies.

  36. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 1 of 2015 amending some provisions of Federal Law No. 51 of 2006 on Combating Human Trafficking Crimes. - Legislation online in English Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-29 | ARE-2015-L-101815

    Articles 1,2,3,8,9,12,13,14 of Federal Law No. 51 of 2006 on Combating Human Trafficking Crimes are amended and replaced by new paragraphs.
    Additional Articles 1(bis)1 ,1(bis)2 ,6(bis) ,11(bis)1 ,11(bis)2 ,13(bis) added to Federal Law No. 51 of 2006 on Combating Human Trafficking Crimes.

  37. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 12 of 2014 concerning Auditing Profession Law. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-11-30 | ARE-2014-L-98659

    The law sets guidelines for the licensing of auditing firms and professionals, with would-be auditors obliged to hold at least a bachelor's degree in accounting, or an equivalent qualification.
    In addition, auditors will be required to undergo ongoing professional training to remain qualified.

  38. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Resolution No. 39 for 2014 concerning the executive regulation of the Federal Law No. 4 for 2013 on regulating the notary public profession. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-01 | ARE-2014-R-98966

    The resolution provides that those interested in being appointed as notary public should meet certain conditions: they should be UAE citizens with academic qualification in law or shariía and law from a recognized university in the UAE, should be of good conduct and have never been convicted of honor and honesty crimes, should be medically fit and should pass the determined tests and procedures.

  39. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Resolution No.37 of 2014 on the Executive Regulation of the Federal Law No. 4 of 2012 on the Regulation of Competition. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-10-30 | Date of entry into force: 2014-10-27 | ARE-2014-R-98719

    Preamble and Definitions.
    Chapter I: Regulates procedures for obtaining an exception for restrictive agreements or practices related to a dominant position.
    Chapter II: requirements for approval of an economic concentration.
    Chapter III: Regulates procedures for investigating complaints.
    Chapter IV: Final Provisions.

  40. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 7 of 2014 on Combating Terrorism Offences. - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-08-31 | Date of entry into force: 2014-09-01 | ARE-2014-L-98658

    Title 1: General Provisions.
    Title 2: Terrorist Offences and Penalties.
    Title 3: Special Substantive and Procedural Provisions.
    Title 4: Administrative Procedures for the Combat of Terrorist Offences.
    Title 5: Final Provisions.

  41. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Decree No. 51 of 2014 Ratifying the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-08-14 | Date of entry into force: 2014-08-14 | ARE-2014-R-98660

    The Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage has been ratified, with reservation to the provisions of Paragraph 2 of Article 16 of this Convention in application of the provision of Paragraph 3 of the same Article of the Convention concerning referral of dispute resolution to arbitration or the International Court of Justice, where the State shall not be considered bound by it.

  42. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Resolution No. 26 of 2014 on National Regime of Ozone Depleting Substances. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-07-24 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-25 | ARE-2014-R-98630

    All importers, exporter and re-exporters of any materials, equipments and products containing ozone depleting substances must register duly with the authorized authorities and obtain prior permission to import, export or re-export any of the materials prescribed by the law.

    The Resolution encloses an appendix prescribing the materials, equipments and products subject to control pursuant to the resolution. Additionally, the second appendix constitutes a table for substances subject to proper disposal which includes 11 Hydro, Chloral, Flora, Carbonate substances. The products prescribed by the resolution include vehicles air-conditioning, refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, dehumidifier, water coolers, ice makers and aerosol products.

    The Cabinet Resolution also prescribed the authorities and powers delegated to the Ministry of Environment and Water to enforce any procedures or actions to protect the ozone layer.

  43. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 368 of 2014 on the Executive Regulation of the Federal Law No. 1 of 2012 Concerning the Custody of Children of Unknown Parentage. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-07-24 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-25 | ARE-2014-R-98720

    The preamble
    Chapter I: Definitions.
    Chapter II: Procedures to be followed whoever finds a child of unknown parentage.
    Chapter III: The establishment and the care homes competences, and the conditions of accepting the child of unknown parentage at the home care.
    Chapter IV: Regulates the custody of the child of unknown parentage.
    Chapter V: Following the adopted child's status.
    Chapter VI: The Committee's work system.
    Chapter VII: The custodial family obligations
    Chapter VIII: Expiry of the Custody.

  44. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Law No.6 of 2014 on the National Military Service and Reserve Force. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2014-05-29 | ARE-2014-L-98631

    Establishing of the National and Reserve Service Authority at the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces has been endorsed. It will be the higher authority to oversee matters relating to national service, which is compulsory for all male citizens aged between 18 to 30 from the date of issuance of the law. Those under this category should be medically fit.

    Enrollment will be optional for women after receipt of consent from their guardian, in accordance with the provisions of the law and associated regulations, decisions, regulations and instructions.

  45. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Law No. 2 of 2014 Concerning Protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the Emirate of Dubai. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2014-02-04 | ARE-2014-L-98967

    The law aims to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy all their rights, enhance their respect, preserve their dignity and protect them from all forms of discrimination or abuse, negligence or exploitation.
    The law envisages cooperation among all authorities concerned in Dubai to provide health care services, therapeutic services, rehabilitation and rehabilitation for people with disabilities, in addition to providing educational opportunities that are equal to those provided to their peers at all stages. The law further stipulates providing public services to people with special needs, including the use of roads, public transport, police and judicial services to ensure their integration with the other categories of the community.

  46. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Council Resolution No. 3 of 2014 Forming the Higher Committee for the Protection of Persons with Disabilities in the Emirate of Dubai. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 2014-02-25 | ARE-2014-R-98968

    This Resolution establishes a higher committee for the protection of the rights of people with disabilities in the Emirate of Dubai. The higher committee shall be chaired by Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and ten members.

  47. United Arab Emirates - - Law, Act

    Federal Law No. 2 of 2014 concerning small and medium enterprises. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-16 | ARE-2014-L-98721

    Article 1: Definitions.
    Article 2: Objectives of the Law.
    Articles 3 and 4: Classifying and defining small and medium enterprises.
    Article 5: Small and Medium Enterprises Council.
    Article 6: The Council Functions.
    Article 7: Establishing National Program for small and medium enterprises.
    Article 8:The program's responsibilities.
    Article 9: SMEs Program Registration.
    Article 10: Focuses on the private and public sector facilities and the incentives offered to owners of enterprises that are members of the National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises.
    Article 11: Tackles implementing the strictures ( 4, 7 and 8) of the preceding article, over three years of getting the membership of the National Program for Small and Medium Enterprises, and the extension of the benefit period over one year, renewable for additional term/s.
    Article 12: Specifies additional facilities.
    Article 13: Combining facilities and incentives.
    Article 14: Deals with the conditions related to facilities and incentives.
    Article 15: Small and medium enterprises and establishments are commitment.
    Article 16: Insuring Establishments.
    Article 17: Addresses the methods of facilitating credit and funding services for activities undertaken by small and medium enterprises and establishments.
    Article 18: procedural and technical criteria for receiving loans.
    Article 19: Annual Evaluation of the small and medium enterprises sector.
    Article 20: Clarifies that the Ministry of Economy, in cooperation with concerned parties, is the lead representative of enterprises and establishments in other countries and global and regional organizations.
    Article 21: Fee exemptions.
    Article 22:Penalties.

  48. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Sharjah Executive Council Order No. 9 of 2014 on Maternity Leave for non-Emirati working mothers and Paternity Leave. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-02-04 | Date of entry into force: 2014-02-04 | ARE-2014-R-99677

    Female employees shall be granted a maternity leave with total salary for 60 days, and may be awarded two weeks before the expected date of delivery based on a medical report from a certified specialist doctor.

    Female employees shall be given a period for breastfeeding, two hours a day for six months and one hour a day for the next six months, for one year after maternity leave, at the beginning or end of working hours.

    Maternity leave and annual leave or leave without pay up to a maximum of 100 days may be combined from the start of maternity leave.

    A three-paid day paternity leave shall be given to male employee within a month of the date of childbirth.

  49. United Arab Emirates - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet Resolution No. 7 of 2014 promulgating the executive regulation of Federal Law No . 6 of 2012 Regulating Profession of Translators. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-01-30 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-30 | ARE-2014-R-98632

    Promulgates the executive regulation of Federal Law No . 6 of 2012 Regulating Profession of Translator.
    Provides that no one shall be allowed to practice the translation profession with the State before being registered and obtaining a license from the competent authority.

  50. United Arab Emirates - - International agreement

    Federal Decree No. 91 of 2013 on the Corporation Agreement between the Government of the United Arab of Emirates and the Government of Russia concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2013-09-30 | ARE-2013-R-95896

    The Government of United Arab of Emirates and The Government of Russia ratified Corporation Agreement concerning the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy, signed in Abu Dhabi on 17/12/2012.

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