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A Step Towards Strengthening Dubai's Judiciary

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Staff Writer, TLR

Published on July 14, 2023, 17:41:00


Dubai Judicial Council meeting held 15th November 2022

Dubai Judicial Council meeting was held on 15th November 2022 where Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum was the chairman, along with the Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Judicial Council. The meeting resulted in, approving the appointment of new judges and prosecutors at Dubai’s Courts and Public Prosecution.

During the meeting, Sheikh Maktoum was briefed on the Council's operations, achievements, and plans. He also reviewed several initiatives rolled out as part of the directives of the Council's Chairman for the continued development of Dubai's judicial system. Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed commended the members of the Council for their dedication to realise the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to strengthen the rule of law, which is the fundamental guarantee for preserving Human Rights.

The appointment of judges and prosecutors is one of the key elements which makes up the Emirate's judicial strategy, which aims to ensure the delivery of high-quality services to the public through the highest standards of professionalism and impartiality. The new appointments are part of a comprehensive programme of reforms aimed at further enhancing the judicial system and making it more efficient and responsive to the needs of the public.

Sheikh Maktoum also approved the appointment of four Emirati judges as part of efforts to recruit locals in the judicial sector. The Four judges of the Judicial Inspection Department sworn in on 25th October,2022 before His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, at Zabeel Palace in Dubai.

He also approved the appointment of several judges seconded from various Arab brotherly countries to demonstrate Dubai's continued support for them. To assist Dubai's judicial talent, Sheikh Maktoum also approved the promotion of several deserving members of the judicial authority, allowing the country to profit from its educated people and lead it to a brighter future. This action not only portrays Dubai's ruler and representatives as transparent, but also as responsible citizens who want their country to improve and move forward with a brighter future.

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