Coronavirus: Abu Dhabi suspends rental evictions, freezing bank accounts

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Abu Dhabi - The move is in line with UAE's keenness to support members of society and reduce their burdens during the current situation.



By Wam

Published: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 1:21 PM

Last updated: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 11:01 PM

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday directed the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to halt all rental property eviction cases currently underway, along with executive procedures like imprisonment, blocking of bank accounts, seizure of vehicles, stocks and assets for a period of two months.

The decision exempts cases related to alimony and labour disputes.

The move is in line with the UAE government's keenness to support members of society and reduce their burdens during the current situation.


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