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Media Obscenity

Media Obscenity is an important thing to tackle as the effect could be huge. The aspect of media law which the author is intending to discuss in this article regards the law of Obscenity. It is a rather complex area of law in the Common Law jurisdiction (especially in the United Kingdom) but it is rather interesting in the way in which it draws a distinction between what is, and what is not obscene. Media Obscenity in UK The benchmark case that heavily contributed to the interpretation of the topic in the early stages of its enactment was in the … Continue reading Media Obscenity

Issues with penalty for cheque bounce

Cheque bounce issues are very common in U.A.E just like anywhere else. Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants, Law firm in Dubai, have dealt with a lot of criminal cases due to bounced cheques. As mentioned in our other blogarticle related to Bounced cheques, the law surrounding penalizing individuals for issuing bounced cheques is very clear on the point that one will be sentenced to detention or to a fine, if he or she draws a cheque, in bad faith, without sufficient funds. In practice, this means that at the time of writing the cheque the drawee, namely the person writing … Continue reading Issues with penalty for cheque bounce

Employee Harassment

Employee harassment is one of the most common complaints heard in any part of the world. While some countries like United Kingdom ensure any kind of harassment or bullying against employees is prohibited under Law, the same can’t be said about the United Arab Emirates. Protection from harassment in the U.K In the United Kingdom, under S26 of the Equality Act 2010, an employer can be vicariously liable for harassment and bullying caused by their employees. This liability extends to harassment by one employee against another as well as third parties harassing any person in the work place. In order … Continue reading Employee Harassment