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Enforcing Foreign Judgement in UAE for Child Custody Case

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 01:08 pmWe often come across cases whereby either spouse has secured judgment in his/her favor to get custody of the child in a foreign country or in country of their origin. The question that arises is how one can enforce foreign judgment in the UAE. Further, what are implications one has to face for keeping the child in the UAE without consent of spouse? Child custody issue is addressed under Hague Convention 1980, which states that all member states are required to execute foreign judgment for custody of the child through their local … Continue reading Enforcing Foreign Judgement in UAE for Child Custody Case

How to Become Exclusive Distributor of A Foreign Company in the UAE

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 01:40 pmThis article discusses about the procedure for becoming an Exclusive Distributor in the UAE of a foreign company, signing an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with the foreign company and the precautions to be taken so that you can setup a successful distributorship of a foreign company in UAE. The U.A.E. Commercial Agencies Law regulates and governs the appointment of commercial agents, sales representatives, and distributors in the U.A.E. This law allows foreign investors/companies to appoint a commercial agent to represent their interests in the U.A.E. instead of establishing a permanent presence. This law … Continue reading How to Become Exclusive Distributor of A Foreign Company in the UAE

Real Estate investment disputes in UAE

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 01:44 pm Are you involved in a dispute with a real estate firm? Or Looking for a Real Estate investment in Dubai or other emirates in the UAE? Then this article is a must read for you as it focuses on one of the most important aspect which every buyer/investor wants to know i.e. what claims and how much can one make in a real estate dispute and how under the UAE laws. Rights of investor/buyer in the UAE when property handover delayed As we know that contract by their nature reflects the … Continue reading Real Estate investment disputes in UAE

Ramadan in UAE : Labour Law & Your Legal Rights

Last updated on September 2nd, 2019 at 01:27 pm This article discuss about Ramadan in UAE – Fasting in this sacred month, Labour Law and Your legal right as an employee including the working hours. About Ramadan Ramadan is one of the most important periods in the Muslim year. It is a time of spiritual awakening, self-evaluation and remembrance of Allah, which Muslims observe through fasting and prayer. Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset to commemorate the revelation of the Holy Quran and as an expression of their deep reverence to Allah and Prophet Mohammed. Traditionally, Muslims break their fast … Continue reading Ramadan in UAE : Labour Law & Your Legal Rights

Lapse in Child Custody

Last updated on May 30th, 2019 at 02:12 pmLapse in Child Custody According to Personal Status Law No. 28 of 2005 By Counselor Hussain Mohammed Aref Hussain In the article about Child custody in UAE, we discussed about the legitimacy of child custody. And here, we discuss about the child custody lapse which can cause the custodian loses the right of custody of the child after separation of the marriage. There are requirements that must be met by the custodian, whether a man or a woman, as per Articles 142 and 143 of the Personal Status Law. The lapse of … Continue reading Lapse in Child Custody

Child Custody in UAE

Last updated on September 25th, 2019 at 08:50 am This blog article discuss about the Legitimacy of Child Custody as per UAE Personal Status Law no. 28 of 2008, Conditions of Eligibility & Order of Custodians Authored by Legal Advisor: Hussain Mohammed Aref Hussain The Legitimacy of Child Custody One of the most important aspects of the dissolution of marriage or divorce is the children given birth to by such marriage, their fate, and the parent, best fit to attend to, raise, take care of, guard them, achieve their best interest and repel any harm thereto. The interpretive memo of … Continue reading Child Custody in UAE

Drink and drive law & the punishment in UAE

Last updated on November 19th, 2019 at 03:40 pmThis article describes the UAE Traffic Law concerning driving under the influence of an alcoholic or narcotic substance or the like and the penalties. Federal Law No. 21 of 1995 “Concerning traffic” as amended is the law, which governs traffic and regulates vehicles. The law also stipulates the sanctions for traffic crimes and procedures related thereto. Drink and drive law in UAE It is strictly prohibited for the driver of any vehicle to drive while under the influence of an alcoholic or narcotic substance or the like regardless of whether the consumption … Continue reading Drink and drive law & the punishment in UAE

UAE traffic fines for fleeing after an accident

Last updated on October 1st, 2019 at 01:13 pmThe UAE Traffic Law concerning the driver’s liability including the UAE traffic fines for hit and run in the event of an accident. Federal Law No. 21 of 1995 “Concerning traffic” as amended is the law, which governs traffic and regulates vehicles. The law also stipulates the sanctions for traffic crimes and procedures related thereto. Obligations of the driver of a motor vehicle in case of an accident In accordance with the provisions of the Article No. 5 of the Traffic Law every driver shall hand his personal papers and those of … Continue reading UAE traffic fines for fleeing after an accident

Principles of the Joint Ownership Provisions

Last updated on September 24th, 2019 at 09:16 amSome Principles of the Joint Ownership Provisions According to UAE Civil Transactions Act issued by the Federal Law No (5) of 1985 And amended by Federal Law No (1) of 1987 Written by the Legal Counselor: Hussain Mohammed Aref Hussain Definition: Joint ownership is concerned with a specific property owned by more than one person due to any acquisition grounds and the shares of the co-owners vary according to the source of said ownership. Inheritance represents the most common source of ownership as upon the death of any bequeather with various heirs, … Continue reading Principles of the Joint Ownership Provisions

Media Obscenity

Last updated on September 25th, 2019 at 09:28 am 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 is regarding the law of Obscenity. It is a rather a 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 … Continue reading Media Obscenity

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