Covid-19 in UAE: Up to Dh50,000 fine for violating regulations

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Abu Dhabi - UAE Cabinet announces fines for violating precautionary measures.

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By Wam

Published: Thu 26 Mar 2020, 3:12 PM

Last updated: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 4:05 PM

A fine of not less than Dh500 will be applied to anyone who violates the measures implemented in the country to curb the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19).
The new Cabinet decision allows regulators to slap fines up to Dh50,000 on those who violate the measures. 
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The fine will be doubled for repeating the violation and if caught for the third time, authorities will refer the person to the emergency prosecution of the Federal Public Prosecution. 
Violating entities will be also referred to the prosecution and a six months ban might be slapped.

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