Legal System of United Arab Emirates

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On 2nd of December, 1971, the UAE has set a temporary constitution, which rapidly has turned into a permanent one.

Constitution of UAE

Judiciary of UAE

Federal Court System

Federal Judiciary has two levels:

  • Federal Supreme Court
    • Located in Abu Dhabi
    • Headed by a President and five judges appointed by a decree issued by President of the UAE after approval by the Supreme Council.
  • Courts of First Instance

Local Court System