New courthouse and museum in Fujairah


New courthouse and museum in Fujairah

His Highness Shaikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah, hailed the architectural design of the Courthouse building in Fujairah while inaugurating it on Wednesday.

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Published: Thu 26 Apr 2012, 11:54 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 12:06 PM

The function was attended by Shaikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown prince of Fujairah; Shaikh Rashid bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Chairman of the Fujairah Culture and Information Authority; Shaikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin saif Al Sharqi and Dr Hadif bin Joaan Al Dhahiri, Minister of Justice. The opening ceremony of the courthouse, which lies at Al Hail neigbourhood on the New Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed street, included the screening of a short documentary on the evolution and progress of judiciary in the UAE in general, and Fujairah in particular.

The film also demonstrated the building which can accommodate the court chambers and prosecution offices. After the inauguration, Shaikh Hamad went around the building and inspected the courtrooms of the federal lower, appeal and Sharia courts and their seven chambers where each was named after each emirate.

Shaikh Hamad also opened the Judicial Museum, the first facility on the level of federal courts. Amiri decrees issued by the late Shaikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Sharqi and dating back to 1969 have been showcased in the Museum. The building also houses a customer service centre with 25 counters for all courts, public prosecutions, archives, notary public, enquiry and lawsuits filing and registration as well as special office for businessmen which renders full-fledged services to businessmen, lawyers, litigants.

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