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Coronavirus in UAE: Directives issued to suspend residential eviction judgements

Khaleej Times 2020-03-25 19:35:29

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Supreme Legislation Committee has issued directives to suspend eviction judgments related to residential and commercial facilities.

This is following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to take all necessary measures to help people overcome the challenges caused by the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The suspension of eviction judgments is applicable to judgments issued in March and April. The suspension of eviction judgments is not applicable to abandoned homes.

Sheikh Maktoum also suspended imprisonment judgments on all rental related cases.

The generous gesture reflects the leadership's humanitarian considerations at a time when people are facing challenges. His Highness affirmed that the leadership is keen to help all members of the community, adding that the UAE places the highest priority on human values and safeguarding the well-being of people and families. 


Staff Reporter