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The Public Prosecution noted that according to Article 299 of Federal Decree Law No.31 for 2021, anyone impersonating public servants will be imprisoned for five years, and the same penalty applies to persons interfering with a public office or service or performing a function or duty without being competent or responsible, to perform an illegal activity or obtain an advantage of any kind.
If the aforementioned crimes involve impersonating a police officer or personnel, the detention period will be no less than one year and not more than five years.
The Public Prosecution published this information as part of its ongoing efforts to promote the legal culture among community members and raise the public's awareness about the law.
The UAE Public Prosecution on Sunday published a video on its social media accounts highlighting the potential penalties for spreading rumours and false news, in accordance with Federal Decree Law No. 34 of 2021 aimed at combatting the spread of rumours and fake news.
An Eastern European woman, 46, stole women’s garments from a store of a Dubai shopping mall but was caught by the security guard, who filed a complaint with Dubai Police. The woman was referred to the Dubai Public Prosecution and then to the Court of Misdemeanours, which fined her Dhs5,000.
The British man has also been accused of threatening to post the personal photographs of an Irish woman on social media.
whoever falsifies any of the electronic documents of the Federal or Local Government, or federal or local public authorities or organisations" shall be sentenced to temporary imprisonment and/or a fine ranging between Dhs150,000 and Dhs750,000.
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It was against the backdrop of the introduction of the DoT-Tourism Promotion Board/DMW collaborative 16-month incentivized tourism project “Bisita (Visitor) - Be My Guest.”
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