Mohammed bin Rashid tours Dubai Courts

Dubai: The Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has visited the Dubai Courts, where he was briefed about the electronic information guides.

Accompanied by H. H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed also inspected the courtrooms and offices and listened to some clients.

During his visit, a ceremony was held in the conference hall at which two new Emirati judges: Mohammed Obaid Suleiman Al Mutawa and Ahmed Al Hajj Mohammed, were sworn in before him.

During his tour, he also met a number of Emirati members of the UAE Law Society in Dubai. The society has 500 Emirati members.

He also inspected the design of the proposed new building for the personal status court.

At the end of his visit, Sheikh Mohammed visited the personal status and the room for registration of marriages. He urged the judges and other court employees to work hard to avoid mistakes and to speed up the settlement of cases.

According to the Director General of Dubai Courts, Dr Ahmed bin Hazim Al Suwaidi, 190 judges work at Dubai Courts, of whom 63 are Emiratis. The judges hear over 70,000 cases a year, he said.

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