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Cheque and Period Preventing the Hearing of the Civil & Penal Lawsuits in UAE

A cheque is a commercial paper that includes an order by the drawer to the drawee to pay at sight a certain amount of money to a specific person or to his order, who is the beneficiary or holder of paper. According to this concept, the cheque cannot be considered a real cheque unless the paper has included specific conditions stipulated under Article 596 of the Commercial Procedures Law, issued as per the Federal Law No. (18) on 07/09/1993, specifically the following: The term “cheque” should be written in the language used on the cheque. The order should not depend on … Continue reading Cheque and Period Preventing the Hearing of the Civil & Penal Lawsuits in UAE

Indirect Lawsuit according to the UAE’s Civil Procedures Law

The indirect lawsuit is a legal method that is authorized by the legislator to the creditor to protect his right as a general guarantee from becoming affected or minimized as a result of his debtor’s failure in using and claiming his right. Therefore, the indirect lawsuit aims at protecting the creditor from the debtor’s default through enabling the creditor in assuming the debtor’s rights and claim on the latter’s behalf.   In this connection, the two Articles 392 & 393 of the Federal Civil Procedures No. (5) for the year 1985 and amendments thereto concerning the indirect lawsuit, prescribed that … Continue reading Indirect Lawsuit according to the UAE’s Civil Procedures Law