The UAE Public Prosecution (PP) explained today, through posts on its social media accounts, the penalties for declining to submit a document to the court.
According to Article 317 of the Federal Decree-Law No. 31 of 2021 on Promulgating Penal Code (Law of Crimes and Penalties),
any person who declines to submit a document required to provide an incident presented in court, in other than the cases in which he is permitted to do so, shall be sentenced to detention for no more than six months, or fined for no more than AED5000.
This post is part of the Public Prosecution's continuous efforts to enhance legal culture among members of the community and increase their awareness about the latest legislation in the country.
News Source: Emirates News Agency