Al Zaabi said,” The fine will be doubled for those found to be repeating the violation. Third time offenders will be subject to a legal action and could face imprisonment for a period of up to six months or a fine of no less than 100,000.”
The UAE at the weekend announced hefty fines for violators of guidelines such as Dhs3,000 for drivers violating occupancy rule, Dhs3,000 for an individual not wearing a mask inside a car, Dhs3,000 for being in a private car with 3 or more passengers, Dhs3,000 for not implementing social distancing.
The court also convicted the young Gulf man of driving a vehicle without a number plate.
Major General Abdullah Ali Al Ghaithi, Director of Organisations Protective Security and Emergency in the Dubai Police, revealed a fine of Dhs10,000 will be imposed on owners of Ramadan tents or any home gatherings in public places or private farms and manors, stressing the importance of spacing, and taking particular care to face the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, and reduce its spread.
Abu Dhabi Police have warned the public against complacency in taking key preventive and precautionary measures to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.
The Ports Police Station of the Dubai Police issued 721 violations against beachgoers for flouting Resolution No. 38 of 2020 issued by the Attorney General of the United Arab Emirates on enforcement of penalties for violations following Cabinet Resolution No. 17 of 2020 to contain the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
The violating establishments were from Nadd Al Hammar, Port Seed and Naif, and were engaged in varied activities, including retail, air-conditioning installation, wholesale trading, textiles and fabrics.
The violations were spotted in various establishments dealing in retail, general trade, customer service, textile and fabric, perfumes, pharmacy, grocery, shipping, and computer equipment, across shopping centres and in Al Muraqqabat, Al Daghaya, and Al Ras.
Dubai Economy imposed fines on five commercial establishments - four for employees’ lack of commitment to wearing masks and one for violating physical distancing guidelines.
Field inspectors from the Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) Sector in Dubai Economy continued their visits to a number of open markets and shopping centres across the emirate yesterday to make sure that commercial establishments commit to the precautionary measures against COVID-19.