The following statements and documents in connection with the European Parliament resolution – criticizing the human rights situation in the United Arab Emirates – offers a great potential and scope of investments in the UAE Judgment, awarded by the highest Court of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The Arab League Statement
The Federal National Council (FNC)
The Federal National Council (FNC) issued a statement in response to the decision issued by the EU Parliament concerning the human rights in the UAE. ‘Having considered the EU Parliament debate on human rights in the UAE, the FNC is shocked at the way in which the EU Parliament tackled such a sensitive issue without approaching the UAE. The FNC statement highlights the’The UAE achievements in the past four decades stand testimony to its respect for human rights for both its nationals and non-nationals…(Link)
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, UAE,
Commenting on the EU Parliament’s resolution, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, UAE, Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash has made it known to all that the “UAE will continue to take all necessary measures to protect its security and stability, on the basis of its institutions, laws and regulations observed.” He concluded by saying: “There is no room for leniency when it comes to laws and constitutional foundations no matter what circumstances are.” This is an open promise to one and all about the Human Rights Protection from the UAE authorities. These details are available here. (Link)
In view of this very clear position, it could be well conceived that the UAE officials are committed to honour the content of the obligation to execute the Court Judgments now available for sale to general public. The execution of the Judgment, it is inferred, is only delayed but not denied.
It could be that the non-execution of the judgment awarded by both, the Court of First Instance and the Apex Court of Abu Dhabi and further, the deportation of the Judgment Creditor could be wrong actions on the part of corrupt officials at the subordinate level, without the will and knowledge of the appropriate top executives of a great nation, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The following points are also offers a great potential and scope for investment in the UAE Judgment, awarded by the highest Court of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Procedures for Criminal Cases – United Arab Emirates (UAE)
The Federal Law No. (35) of 1992 concerning the criminal procedural law specifies the procedures for criminal cases in the UAE. The law, which was issued by late HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on June 15, 1992, comprises a set of rules that describe the methodology and procedures for criminal investigation, the trial of accused, rendering Judgment, conditions for appealing Judgment at upper courts and the enforcement of Judgment.
Rights and Obligations of Citizens According to Criminal Procedural Law: No criminal penalty may be imposed on anyone without proving his guiltiness according to the law. No one may be arrested, searched, detained or imprisoned except under the circumstances and conditions mentioned in the law. Detention or imprisonment may only take place in places designated for that purpose and for the period specified in the warrant issued by the competent authority – Article (2). (Full Text)
Constitution of the U.A.E
The UAE Constitution outlines the freedoms and rights of all citizens, prohibits torture, arbitrary arrest and detention, respects civil liberties, including freedom of speech and press, peaceful assembly and association, and the practice of religious beliefs. This constitution came into being to explain the main rules of the political and constitutional organization of the state.
Personal liberty is guaranteed to all citizens. No person may be arrested, searched , detained or imprisoned except in accordance with the provisions of law. No person shall be subjected to torture or to degrading treatment.
Foreigners within the Union, shall enjoy, the rights and freedom stipulated in international charters which are in force or in treaties and agreements to which the Union is party. They shall be subject to the corresponding obligations.
Every person shall have the right to submit complaints to the competent authorities, including the judicial authorities. Concerning the abuse or infringement of the rights and freedom stipulated in this part.
Respect of the Constitution. Laws and orders issued by public authorities in execution thereof, observance of public order and respect of public morality are duties incumbent upon all inhabitants of the Union. (Full Text)
Judicial System in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E
The judicial system in the country, both in its local and federal forms, has presented an excellent model for rule of law and separation of powers over years. The system has significantly contributed to the community safety, economic and social stability, public accountability and administrative transparency and efficiency. As a result, the country tops the list of Arab countries in terms of the transparency of the judicial system. (Full Text)
The Foreign Policy of the UAE
The foreign policy of the UAE prides itself with justice, protection and respect of human rights and their implementation by means of regulations that emphasize equality and justice among the people of the country. The Government is firmly committed to promoting in a constructive way the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is determined to improve its own domestic record and to make a positive difference at the global level. The Government is also aware of the need to place a high priority on respect for human rights in accordance with international human charters and customs. (Full Text)