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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

Issues with penalty for cheque bounce

Last updated on September 25th, 2019 at 08:30 am Cheque bounce issues are very common in U.A.E just like anywhere else. Khairallah Advocates & Legal Consultants, one of the best Law firms in Dubai, have years of experience in dealing with a lot of criminal cases related 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 … Continue reading Issues with penalty for cheque bounce

Employee Harassment

Last updated on September 25th, 2019 at 08:24 am Employee harassment/workplace harassment and discrimination is found to be an increasingly topical issue in UAE. This is one of the most common complaints heard in any part of the world. Some countries like United Kingdom ensure any kind of harassment or bullying against employees is prohibited under Law, the same can’tt be said about the United Arab Emirates.There is no free standing anti harassment law present in the UAE. But, there are a some legal provisions that can be triggered in the context of employee harassment and discrimination (including the Anti … Continue reading Employee Harassment

Cheque Bounce law in UAE & defending bounced cheque lawsuits

Last updated on September 25th, 2019 at 08:13 amBounced Cheque is a crime A bounced cheque is a crime of misdemeanor, that the punishment for the bounced cheque crime may be imprisonment for a definite/fixed term depending on the facts and circumstances of each case. The imprisonment may be coupled with a fine anything between 1,000 – 30,000 Dhs. And here comes the obvious question, Is there a defense to the bounced cheque? Yes, there are defenses to the bounced cheque crime. Before going to the defenses to the bounced cheque, let me shortly explain the general nature of the … Continue reading Cheque Bounce law in UAE & defending bounced cheque lawsuits

Lift Work Ban & Transfer of Ownership in UAE

Last updated on September 25th, 2019 at 09:25 amLifting Work Ban If you have a work ban in UAE, also known as visa ban or labour ban and want to get lifted before it expires in 6 months or 1 year time, you should read further. A six months ban in UAE is most usually imposed on an employee when he/she leaves the job without completing two years of contract with the company or the employer. A one year ban in UAE may be a compulsory basis on company’s request when the employee leaves or resign the job before completing … Continue reading Lift Work Ban & Transfer of Ownership in UAE

Khairallh Family Law Firm – Divorce in UAE

Last updated on November 20th, 2019 at 08:40 amThere are many expatriates in the United Arab Emirates where many of them are married and enjoying a happy married life here. Unfortunately, some of them want to part with their partner and want to file a divorce case. A divorce is a final step when facing failure or abuse in married life. But many expats remain unaware and they often wonder about the proceedings and what law is applicable to their divorce, Sharia law or federal law, or the law of the country they were married to? This blog post mainly … Continue reading Khairallh Family Law Firm – Divorce in UAE

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