Federal Decree-Law No. 35/2022 Promulgating the Law of Evidence in Civil and Commercial Transactions

Abrogates

Federal Law No. 10/1992

We, Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates,

After perusal of the Constitution;

Federal Law No. 1/1972 On the Competencies of Ministries and the Powers of Ministers, and its amendments;

Federal Law No. 10/1973 On the Federal Supreme Court, and its amendments;

Federal Law No. 8/1974 On the Regulation of Expertise Before the Courts;

Federal Law No. 6/1978 Concerning the Establishment of Federal Courts and the Transfer of the Jurisdictions of the Local Judicial Authorities in Certain Emirates Thereto, and its amendments;

The Civil Transactions Law promulgated by Federal Law No. 5/1985, and its amendments;

Federal Law No. 10/1992 Promulgating the Law of Evidence in Civil and Commercial Transactions, and its amendments;

Federal Law No. 28/2005 On Personal Status, and its amendments;

Federal Law No. 10/2019 On the Regulation of Judicial Relationships Among the Federal and Local Judicial Authorities;

Federal Decree-Law No. 31/2021 Promulgating the Crimes and Penalties Law;

And Federal Decree-Law No. 46/2021 On Electronic Transactions and Trust Services;

And based on the proposal of the Minister of Justice, and the approval of the Council of Ministers;

Have issued the following Decree-Law:

Article 1

The attached Law of Evidence in Civil and Commercial Transactions shall come into force.

Article 2

Federal Law No. 10/1992 Promulgating the Law of Evidence in Civil and Commercial Transactions shall be abrogated, as shall be abrogated any provision that contradicts or conflicts with the provisions of the attached Law.

Article 3

This Decree-Law shall be published in the Official Gazette, and it shall come into force as of 2 January 2023.

Issued by Us at the Presidential Palace – Abu Dhabi:

On: 7 Rabi’ Al-Awwal 1444 H.

Corresponding to: 3 October 2022

Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

President of the United Arab Emirates

This Federal Decree-Law was published in the Official Gazette of the United Arab Emirates, Issue No. 737 of 2022, p. 79.