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The UAE Public Prosecution on Sunday explained, through a video published on its social media accounts, the penalty for misleading consumers through advertisements and promotions.
The Public Prosecution noted that, as per Article 48 of the Federal Decree-Law No. 34 of 2021 on Combatting Rumours and Cybercrimes, imprisonment and a fine of not less than Dhs20,000 and not more than Dhs500,000, or one of the two, shall be the punishment of any person who, through information networks, Information Technology solutions or online platforms, commits any of the following:
1- Promoting goods or services through misleading advertisement or using false data.
2- Advertising, promoting, brokering, or dealing in any form, or encouraging the dealing in a virtual or digital currency, a stored value unit, or any unit of payment that is not officially recognised in the UAE or without obtaining a license from the competent authority.
These posts are part of the Public Prosecution's continuous efforts to promote legal culture among members of the community and increase their awareness about the latest legislations in the country.
UAE Public Prosecution says that whoever deliberately commits an act that would endanger the life, health, security or freedoms of people, shall be sentenced to imprisonment and/or fined a monetary penalty.
A fine of no less than Dhs300,000 and not more than Dhs10,000,000 shall be imposed for making available or the storage or publication of an illegal content with removing the same or banning access to such extent within the duration specified in the orders given thereto as stipulated in this decree-law.
The UAE has implemented a new national safety law designed to restrict the transmission of COVID-19. The new law is a part of the government’s ‘Stay Home' initiative.
Whoever creates, manages, or oversees a website or publishes information for the purpose of human trafficking shall be sentenced to temporary imprisonment and/or fined a monetary penalty of not less than Dhs500,000 and not more than Dhs1 million.
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