- Legal Articles
May 21, 2018
In my publication this week, I discuss about the wavier from criminal case, only if waiver shall be signed before the judicial authority.
May 13, 2018
In my publication this week, I discuss about deportation order that constitutes a lifetime ban. Another is about to drop a case filed against his friend.
May 06, 2018
In my publication this week, I discussed about crimes that include public rights cannot be closed by waiver of charges against the victims, though such waiver may be taken into consideration by the judge for deciding the punishment for the crime. I also discussed the time limit for filing appeal against a judgment and also that appellant's own appeal cannot be used against the appellant to enhance the sentence.
April 15, 2018
In my publication this week, firstly I explained that an individual's preceding conviction record will continue to exist in UAE, and the same may reflect if one applies for a police clearance letter. Secondly, I explained that if the construction on the real estate project situated in Dubai stopped for more than 6 months, then the Buyer has a right to demand termination of the contract and request a refund of the paid amounts together with 9% interest and legal cost incurred.
March 25, 2018
In my publication this week, I discussed about the protection of the domestic or tamed animals as per UAE law, and consequences of the unlawful conduct towards the domestic animals.
August 26, 2017
In my publication this week, I discussed about lack of mental capacity as an available legal defence in a criminal case. I described a scenario where a person raised 'lack of mental capacity' defence on account of committing theft in the UAE.
July 16, 2017
In my publication this week, I discussed about the legal implications involved in a debt collection case. I also discussed about the applicable articles of civil law and their relevance in similar cases.
July 07, 2017
In this weekly publication, I discussed about legal implications, particularly rights and obligations of a car owner when he or she gives his or her car for valet parking. I started my discussion by elaborating the responsibility of a valet service provider in the event of an accident or damage. I also explained the steps that one needs to take if the valet service provider returned the damaged vehicle to the owner. Lastly, I explained a legal concept 'burden of proof' which is relevant in proving liability and responsibility between the parties.
May 29, 2017
In this publication, I discussed about potential penalties for publicly eating and drinking during Ramadan, or the acts of encouraging eating or publicly drinking during Ramadan.
April 29, 2017
In my publication this week, I explained the applicable limitation period for filing a cheque bounce case.
April 01, 2017
In my publication this week, I discussed about possible punishment for disclosing confidential information of an employer to a third party without their prior permission.
March 04, 2017
In my newspaper publication this week, I discussed about the general process or steps to follow in the event of an arrest.
February 04, 2017
In last week's publication I discussed about the consequences for attempting to commit suicide in the UAE.
September 10, 2016
In my interview this week in The National newspaper, I talked about the Fundraising Decree of Dubai, its effect and the manner in which fundraising can be done legally in Dubai.
July 23, 2013
Dr. Hassan Elhais is quoted In the below article in The National newspaper explaining how while the UAE penal code has elements derived from Islamic Sharia law, it is not a direct enforcement of Quranic law.
Total Publications: 15