UAE: Penalties for Abstaining from Submitting Documents to Judiciary Clarified
Al Bayan, 10 May 2022: The UAE’s Public Prosecution has clarified the penalties which will be imposed on those who don’t submit documents to the judiciary.
Under Article 317 of Federal Decree-Law No. 31/2021, anyone who is assigned by law to submit a document or anything else which is useful in proving a fact submitted to the judiciary and don’t do so, will be jailed for up to six months.
Alternatively they may be fined up to 5,000 AED.
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