Know more about the Criminal Law of Dubai
The framework of the criminal law of Dubai is greatly influenced by the Sharia Law, which is the religious law and moral code of Islam. Sharia deals with issues such as sexuality, crimes, marriage, liquor, gambling, dress codes and other matters. For non-Muslims or foreigners that have violated laws in UAE, Sharia law is still acknowledged and applied.
It is always wise to know the basics laws and regulations of the country you are in, whether you are a local, expatriated or tourist. You may not want to break any law or regulations and be caught unaware of it. Not knowing the law is never an excuse.
For countries in UAE, the criminal laws are a bit conservative. UAE is an assembly of Muslim countries that are strict in its ethics, moral and religion. Though Dubai is an establish tourist spot where a great piece of the population are foreigners, this remains the same.
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