/Img2 236 0 R Firm’s Luxembourg and Moscow offices are regulated by the jurisdictional regulations. /PageLayout /SinglePage                                                                                                                                                                                …, Register your Email ID to subscribe to Court Uncourt. Article 250 of the UAE Penal Code - impersonating public officials? stream /Count 77 Article 379 of the UAE Penal Code allows for the use or disclosure with the consent of the person to whom the secret pertains. ), indecent acts. /Filter /FlateDecode Article 359 (and 358?) Article 378 of Federal Law No. Lord Coke could have been talking just as easily about the modern day.   3 of 1987, concerning the United Arab Emirates Penal Code as amended by the Federal Law No. Federal Law No. /F4 246 0 R “Fingerprints cannot lie, but liars can make fingerprints. Although it was recorded in a public place, the bodies of the victims were shown as well as the wreckage of the vehicle, a clear disregard for the privacy of those involved. /F5 249 0 R /Kids [ 3 0 R 6 0 R 9 0 R 12 0 R 15 0 R 18 0 R 21 0 R 24 0 R 27 0 R 30 0 R 33 0 R 36 0 R 39 0 R 42 0 R 45 0 R 48 0 R 51 0 R 54 0 R 57 0 R 60 0 R 63 0 R 66 0 R 69 0 R 72 0 R 75 0 R 78 0 R 81 0 R 84 0 R 87 0 R 90 0 R 93 0 R 96 0 R 99 0 R 102 0 R 105 0 R 108 0 R 111 0 R 114 0 R 117 0 R 120 0 R 123 0 R 126 0 R 129 0 R 132 0 R 135 0 R 138 0 R 141 0 R 144 0 R 147 0 R 150 0 R 153 0 R 156 0 R 159 0 R 162 0 R 165 0 R 168 0 R 171 0 R 174 0 R 177 0 R 180 0 R 183 0 R 186 0 R 189 0 R 192 0 R 195 0 R 198 0 R 201 0 R 204 0 R 207 0 R 210 0 R 213 0 R 216 0 R 219 0 R 222 0 R 225 0 R 228 0 R 231 0 R ] The amendments to the Penal Code that were introduced in 2016 provided that an arbitrator, expert, translator or investigator appointed by the administrative or judicial authorities or selected by parties who issues a decision, gives an opinion, submits a report, addresses a case or proves an incident for the benefit or against the benefit of a person, in a manner that fails to maintain the requirements of … The Firm’s trademark and intellectual property is assigned in favor of the affiliates for all purposes in accordance with the assignment agreement. �D��� �Z��O�#��=k�� �����p(@�]�B����/�c%_�X���#�N�iY�psW�:�[-6��7�ei�v�d���CJ�&�o���&�J& (vT�P�ڼ.���ś ��8���y�7�e���XW�W��:�P���oo��N��E,̩�a������R!M�ԫ��%i�����PT��ψ{5�^�Ȯ�z��M�*vo�V�{+M+�;V�ys�� �wRZ0�\�PkQ��VA� Article 356 - extra marital consensual sex, adultery. The Firm operates in other jurisdictions through its affiliates and associated offices. Breach of privacy through the illegal (without consent) recording of or listening to private conversations those related to private and family lives of individuals, as well as the crime arises through the publication of such information (even if the published information was true), as stipulated in article 378 of the Penal Code; >> © Copyright 2021 STA Law Firm All Rights Reserved. /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] >> << /Pages 2 0 R endobj The UAE Penal Code punishes anyone who holds a secret because of his profession or position and discloses it other than when legally permitted or uses it … In October last year, Dubai introduced the new ‘data law’ which will allow the sharing of information between public sectors and for the benefit of the private…, Q1. >> /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] Federal Law No. Ministry: Ministry of Social Affairs. It is also important to refer that, in its last paragraph, the article 378 of the Penal Code also states that “the devices and other objects that may have been used in perpetrating the crime shall, in all cases, be confiscated and an order shall be given to erase all relative recordings and destroy the same.”. 4 0 obj Back in 2014, a worker was arrested for having recorded a video with his mobile phone a traffic accident that killed 13 people involving a bus. The camera in such circumstances will be confiscated and the recordings destroyed, but the photographer maybe has to pay a fine. b. to take or transmit by any device of any kind whatsoever a photo of a person in a private place…” If such acts as set forth in the preceding cases during a meeting in front of those present at the meeting, the consent of such persons shall be presumed. The first question regarding the prohibition contained in Article 378 of the Penal Code and the penalties stated is explained essentially by the need of protection of the right of private intimacy of each person. Hence, in the first case by recording the conversation, or in the second by recording the video,  and even if they evidence crimes, those who made it used illegal and unlawful means, and therefore, should not constitute or be accepted as a legal mean of proof in one hand, and in the other should originate a criminal action against them. Article 378 of the Penal Code provides that it is a criminal offence to publish personal data which relates to an individual's private or family life. 3 of 1987 (the code was passed on December 8th 1987, published in the official gazette on … >> In this case it is easily understandable why the worker was arrested. Taking photos in restricted areas can result in one to three months in jail or a fine of up to Dh5,000. The United Arab Emirates, although is relatively newly regulated legal market, has witnessed a considerable number of violations of this penal code article – the huge amount of available technological devices leads to an obvious increase of situations in which private intimacy is breached, through recorded telephone calls, in-person conversations recorded by video capturing sound and image, that later will be used or published without consent of the victim. Article 399 of the Penal Code has imposed criminal liability on a person who has deceived someone in order to obtain a property, document or a signature on a document. >> Advancement in field of technology, social media and phone apps may lead younger generation to eavesdrop, resort to clicking images or videos and post them on social media. Men can now be recognised as victims of sexual harassment in the UAE, after an amendment was made to the country’s penal code. 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Can you please advise me on what…, “Fraud and deceit abound in these days more than in former times”1  From the layman’s point of view, it might be difficult to explain two key points related to this topic: the first question would be why is eavesdropping, recording or transmitting not permitted or why is it considered a crime; and the second would be the reason why the recording can’t constitute an appropriate mean of proof. Article 378 (and 379?) However, as translated by HFW’s Arabic litigation team, it provides: /Font << Therefore, to mitigate against the risk of a breach of Article 379 of the Penal Code it is generally advised to obtain such consent prior to the use or disclosure of personal data. This new offence will target company insiders (or service providers) unlawfully dealing in personal data. /Resources << The provisions of Article 91 have been amended by virtue of Article 1 of Federal Law No. /Annots [ 5 0 R ] UAE Law No. According to Article 378 of UAE Penal Code, taking photos and videos of people without their consent is invading their privacy. Continue reading this interesting article to understand the nuances and legal effects…, I'm sure someone has told you, "I have an idea"! A woman who is found to have undergone an elective abortion may face a penalty of up to one year in prison and a fine up to 10,000 AED. - harrassment (sexual, and/or against females only? …, Dubai Data Law By doing so – recording the call without the other party’s consent or legal authorization (that has to be given by Public Prosecution, in advance, which in most cases is not easy to obtain), incurred the crime of breach of private life and was, eventually, convicted for the same. ��m��m�m�Su�zv��.��OpP�����7��R��{3�#F��'�o1�T�@�"O�v��� #�-���r��%��[g��O��u'���څw00Ъ���H'���2Q����S �Z��*�k�c���-&� (9) of 1976 Concerning Juvenile Delinquents and Homeless, /PageMode /UseNone And it should be noted that most of the times the person who commits the crime does not know that he is participating in a criminal offense that can lead to detention and fine in addition to the ever-present possibility of a civil action for damages and compensation. 2 0 obj /Img1 235 0 R (7) of 2016 which stated : Shall be sentenced to detention for a term not exceeding one year or a fine, to whoever came to his knowledge that a crime has been perpetrated and abstains to … x^�][�m9m~�_я@�����-H�r�2UT^a�@fr�¯ϲd/���y�ٝ��j���˖dI�d�˗��|�bn�����?�#�������~���~�m���W�_��e���ȯ��b��x3���~�;?��;���?�s����g/���y5�V��g���P��l]����W�;���l����o�5�[���}z���7_?���>{��R��f�{�����֗r���� >��ԭy�n�e���Ws])�� ����|ߟ�������lf�j�[~��/�������͘��:_g��ݺL��'�g��[�t�Ϫ��f� /F2 240 0 R United Arab Emirates 1971 (rev. 34 of 2005, reads as under: The increase and trivialization of devices, models and means of recording, capturing or retaining private moments or familiar scenes has originated, to the same extent, an increase of violations of this article of the penal code. /F3 243 0 R ���O�i�U@TC-��&�/ԙP�f����e ���Ta���z� ���~bO��.$pmu#�n����=R ��S rX;�K�9T����� �?=}��@�C�Y��e��Y䝽�7��D�&�>�`�\��LP(��:�3���+�GXW����?ǺRC�AZe@�u����׍�t�V5�b]9��`���x1+́�+����j��_��n�B�ϰZ�����* �����f�!��П����� � �+9�ru�4B��i0g$4�]*Hે�ʫ�F� J�wrmC?��$4��U�>�����z��l�俲S��M�~����ؘ���a(���]�0��n`�Ajo�� ���4A��S�-�_ad��|��}�9U�:����s_yd\�-��"�Y�x������Z���1T����c=���Uh�M,�eV0(cRX�0�b8�;A�B��)%%�nWE�b� Z���a�?�d������}��5�F`&�bh���F �ir�B+�V��[5V't�u���i����A�J���Z]��c�S $�+�V����(���^R��m�+�����5��Z�-H��e��_b��4�wG�I#*���H�;h������f�5��t���U�t�rVO*K� %���� STA (the Firm) represents a group of internationally qualified counsels. 來�I�P� ��˾N��� e�u:tU�k8�M��w�C$2��sM�@�M3A���T-����aq��gR� ���י������ � .n�M���d ���&�ނV)֍4С� (3) of 1987 of the Penal Code as amended by Federal Law No. Such probative effect is restricted to the facts necessarily determined for the purposes of passing judgment therein, with regard to the occurrence of the physical act forming the basis of criminal liability, its legal description, and the attribution thereof to the doer.”1, Law on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (8), Law on Consumer Protection in Dubai and UAE (1), Laws surrounding Aerospace and Aviation (13), Trademarks - Registering Colour Marks (7), Travel ban vs. Deportation order - UAE Criminal Laws, Tenancy Law of Abu Dhabi and its Amendments, New UAE Commercial Companies Law: Detailed Insight and Review, Bail Fail? endobj Furthermore, it is interesting to highlight that in the second case, the video became public because of its public disclosure and hence the violation of the privacy is more obvious, however, even if it had been only shown to the police - as in the first case, both will be considered crimes. The case went to the court of the first instance, where defendant girl failed to prove the consent given to her for posting such picture and was held liable for the crime and was sentenced under Article 378 of UAE Penal code for violating someone's privacy. • The penalty specified in article (274) of the UAE Penal Code, Federal Law No. 35 of 1992, concerning the Criminal Procedural Law, in its article 221, clearly states: “The procedure is void if the law expressly provides for its voidance or if defective to the extent that the procedure did not reach its objective.” This means that if we use something illegal to proof a fact, the evidence itself will be illegal, and accordingly, it won’t be considered by the Courts. /Length 9163 Under article 340 of the Penal Code abortion is illegal in the United Arab Emirates except where a woman's life is at risk or the unborn child has a genetic condition that will prove to be fatal. The Dubai Court of Cassation in Case 67 of 2007 (decided on 20 May 2007) has held that. I went to a restaurant last week with my family. In addition, The provisions of this Article have been amended by virtue of Article 1 of Federal Decree-Law No. “Don’t bite your nails”. >> “A person shall be punished by detention and the fine if he prejudices the privacy of the individual or family life by committing any of the following acts other than in the events as permitted by law or without the consent of the victim: a. to eavesdrop, record or transmit by any device of any kind whatsoever conversations in a private place or by way of telephone or any other device. The Firm has a presence across the UAE and its branch in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (regulated by Abu Dhabi Judicial Department). �5�b� C6>� �� w~�UOZ� ��7��t> ��*PxW5� T�5�B1���@xӑ����¥( \V.K �9��Er�i�C��ъX-8-t�Z���\���ʟn8m�4��&�! In fact, and being something that can be considered an evidence against another crime perpetrated by the interlocutor, the holder of the recording or photography will try to use it to his favor, unaware of the possible consequences. The United Arab Emirates Penal Code was amended with effect from October 29, 2016 to outlaw the copying, distribution or disclosure of information that a person obtains in the course of their employment. STA Law Firm Limited is a company incorporated pursuant to Abu Dhabi Global Market Companies Regulations. Article 344 - kidnapping. Article 257 is an amended provision of the UAE Penal Code that exposes arbitrators and experts (amongst others) to criminal sanctions for failing to perform their duties. (1) of 1972 concerning the functions of the Ministers, the powers of Ministries and the laws amending it, Article 1 - Definitions In the implementation of the provisions of this Law, the following words and expressions shall have the meanings assigned against each unless the context requires otherwise: State: The United Arab Emirates. (3) of 1987 Promulgating the Penal Code . Arbitration in the UAE has developed considerably over the past 20 years, with the UAE establishing itself as a leading hub for arbitration in the region. /Type /Page Under the UAE Penal Code (Federal Law No. Article 378 of the UAE Penal Code makes one liable if he violates the private or familial life of individuals, by perpetrating one of the following acts, unless authorised by law, or without the victim’s consent: /F1 237 0 R << 7/2016 dated 18/09/2016, and became as follows: So if you have recorded, have been the victim, witnessed and filmed or by any means captured some act or fact, whether it constitutes a crime or not, and you are not too sure whether you should use it or not, do not hesitate ... consult your lawyer! It is important to note that, in fact, in both cases recordings would not be admissible as evidence against the offender in court - it should be stated that the law prohibits the record of sound or image of a person without his consent or without legal authorization. And, despite this trivialization being in most of the cases useful, the fact is that might be cases that it became a problem for the person who shot them. /Type /Pages /XObject << Federal Law No. << This however may affect personal or private matters of others. /F6 252 0 R @���>��D����-�?��j��eybg�b_wl}�Kެ��]ˡ�`��+��7�ح;ب��`(%�'(v� ��&(vO_i��t�� ����U��+v�۾FC,�`@� �����]���*���(�6Aaf��k��BlN�gAbN�:�YݜRP,U���J�c�� 4c-Y@!U������n [�a�`V߃(v��D3 �E��[lەŎ�s����r�m�2����I@��ܯ�|�lm��B�Z��N��MȀ�mhboA�k�qjլRY�xk��M�m���6j�`���4�����W7{������ ��G6k��+ةR�)t���~a ��4$��"��/a�18��C���g�E�>�#;v��C�!�z���ž�@n�چ�Ԁ����|�����}� l��0�8\�b��q+��f���������²B��Y��}Ł�):%[7�d+�l3���CM�����JĤZn6Aa���̹SX#R�Ť$k��Hba�P��X�� Minister: Minister of Social Affairs. 3 of 1987), there are a number of offences listed that includes a number of defamation and privacy offences. 52/2006 dated 14/12/2006. 34/2005 dated 24/12/2005, and by virtue of Article 1 of Federal Law No. /Contents 4 0 R Article 10 The aims of the Union shall be the maintenance of its independence and sovereignty, the safeguarding of its security and stability, defence against any aggression upon its /Type /Catalog A sexual harassment charge was added to federal law, building on an existing charge of “breaching the modesty of a woman” which only applied to women and acts of public sexual harassment. An elucidation of this article would imply that a person who has manipulated or deceived someone by … Jekyll’s finger patterns remain the same when he transforms himself into Hyde.” “Under article 269 of the Law of Criminal Procedures, a conclusive judgment passed on the merits of a criminal action (whether relating to acquitting or convicting), will have probative (to seek proof or evidence) force or effect by which the criminal courts are bound. Under UAE Laws, the use of CCTV is still relatively unregulated yet a person's right to privacy must be considered when installing CCTVs. If the publication involves news, pictures or comments related to the secrets of the private or family life of persons even if they are true, the punishment shall be detention for a period not exceeding one year or by a fine not exceeding ten thousand dirhams, or both (Article 378, UAE Penal Code); finally, you may also be punished by detention for a period of at least three months or by a fine of at least five … Further, Article 378 of Federal Law No. S�-����li:e���t��2m� �P��;�Te��&. 1 0 obj Hundreds of thousands of…, The enactment of penal laws requires an initial policy determination as to (1) those social and individual interests which should be protected by the criminal processes and (2) the kinds…, Role of Forensics In Criminal Investigation in the UAE Article 380 of the Penal Code provides that anyone who opens correspondence without the consent of the intended recipient, or overhears a telephone call, also commits an offence. ON ISSUANCE OF THE PENAL CODE We, Zayed Bin Sultan, President of the State of the United Arab Emirates, Having taken cognizance of the provisional constitution, Federal Law No. It is also important to refer that, in its last paragraph, the article 378 of the Penal Code also states that “the devices and other objects that may have been used in perpetrating the crime shall, in all cases, be confiscated and an order shall be given to erase all relative recordings and destroy the same.” Article 378 of the Penal Code, which was last amended by Federal Law No 34 of 2005, explains when somebody is violating the law. ����ɺuU������o�H ��4��� ���aV$��ε����@PWùŪ�euE�I@q�|FC�p��VV���P( ���:�h��A���鱮{A6�.��V�7��J�&$�F@��(kb��鉛���{�y%��܀Be��GK,{irJoB90�8�$�7� 3 0 obj In fact, article 378 of the UAE Penal Code stipulates that a 'person shall be punished by detention and the fine if he prejudices the privacy of the individual or family life by List of laws often searched for in the UAE. Based on this constitutional text, the Federal Legislator of UAE passed the Penal Code pursuant to Federal Law No. Similarly, in line with the discussion in above paragraphs the legal regime of protecting privacy intrusion through CCTV is covered by mainly two legislations- firstly, Article 378 of the Federal Law Number 3 of 1987 of UAE Penal Code (the UAE Penal Code) as amended by … And when someone has an idea that is (or is believed to be) great’ the question is - how can…, “Don’t interrupt when someone else is speaking”. The latter was detained by police and charged with violation of privacy. According to Article 378 of the UAE Penal Code, taking photos and videos of people without their consent is invading their privacy. (1) of 1972 Concerning the Functions of the Ministers, the Powers of Ministries and the laws amending it,. Article 378 of the UAE Penal Code clearly states that taking a person’s picture without their consent is considered an invasion of that person’s privacy. %PDF-1.5 Article 378 of the Penal Code, which was amended by Federal Law No. “Don’t talk whilst your mouth is full”. We, Zayed Bin Sultan, President of the State of the United Arab Emirates, Having taken cognizance of the provisional Constitution,. Until the construction of the Union Capital is complete, Abu Dhabi shall be the provisional headquarters of the Union. Preamble. means – apparently – the Penal Code and special criminal laws. endobj Russia- New Experimental Legal Framework…, China- Intellectual Property Law Enforcement, Canada- Digital Charter Implementation Act…, Margarida Narciso discusses the legal implications of violating private or family life of individuals under the UAE Law. /Parent 2 0 R The same penalty shall apply if a person publishes by any means of publicity news, photos or comments related to the private life or family life secrets of individuals, even if they are true. 2004) Page 5 3. << The United Arab Emirates have repealed the potential criminal liability for arbitrators under the controversial Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code. 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