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Religious Law

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

نحن حكام امارات أبو ظبي ودبي والشارقة وعجمان وأم القيوين والفجيرة ، …
ومن أجل ذلك كله والى أن يتم اعداد الدستور الدائم للاتحاد نعلن أمام الخالق العلي القدير ، وأمام الناس أجمعين ، موافقتنا على هذا الدستور المذيل بتوقيعاتنا ليطبق أثناء الفترة الانتقالية المشار اليها فيه ،
والله ولي التوفيق ، وهو نعم المولى ونعم النصير .(الديباجة)

United Arab Emirates, English

WE, the Rulers of the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Um AI Quwain and Fujairah, …
Announce to Allah, the Supreme and Almighty, and to all the people our approval of the Constitution undersigned by us.
May Allah, the best Protector and Defender, grant us success. (Preamble)

Judicial Protection

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

ﻟﻜﻞ اﻧﺴﺎﻥ أﻥ ﻳﺘﻘﺪﻡ ﺑﺎﻟﺸﻜﻮﻯ اﻟﻰ اﻟﺠﻬﺎﺕ اﻟﻤﺨﺘﺼﺔ ﺑﻤﺎ ﻓﻲ ذﻟﻚ اﻟﺠﻬﺎﺕ اﻟﻘﻀﺎﺋﻴﺔ ﻣﻦ اﻣﺘﻬﺎﻥ اﻟﺤﻘﻮﻕ واﻟﺤﺮﻳﺎﺕ اﻟﻤﻨﺼﻮﺹ ﻋﻠﻴﻬﺎ ﻓﻲ ﻫﺬﺍ اﻟﺒﺎ ﺏ. (المادّة 41)

United Arab Emirates, English

A person has the right to file a complaint with a competent authority, including a judicial entity, against the violation of the rights and freedoms stated in this Part.3 (Art. 41)

Religious Law

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

اﻻﺳﻼﻡ ﻫﻮ اﻟﺪﻳﻦ اﻟﺮﺳﻤﻲ ﻟﻼﺗﺤﺎﺩ، واﻟﺸﺮﻳﻌﺔ اﻻﺳﻼﻣﻴﺔ ﻣﺼﺪﺭ رﺋﻴﺴﻲ ﻟﻠﺘﺸﺮﻳﻊ ﻓﻴﻪ. ... (المادّة 7)

United Arab Emirates, English

Islam is the official religion of the UAE. The Islamic Shari’a is a main source of legislation in the UAE. … (Art. 7)

Obligations of the State

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

أﻫ ﺪاﻑ اﻻﺗﺤﺎﺩ ﻫﻲ:
...
• ﺣﻤﺎﻳﺔ ﺣﻘﻮﻕ وﺣﺮﻳﺎﺕ ﺷﻌﺐ اﻻ ﺗﺤﺎﺩ.
... (المادّة 10)

United Arab Emirates, English

The objectives of the UAE are as follows:
...
- Protect the rights and freedoms of the people of the UAE.
... (Art. 10)

Limitations and/or Derogations

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

ﻻ ﻳﺠﻮﺯ ﺑﺄﻱ ﺣﺎﻝ ﺗﻌﻄﻴﻞ أﻱ ﺣﻜﻢ ﻣﻦ أﺣﻜﺎﻡ ﻫﺬﺍ اﻟﺪﺳﺘ ﻮﺭ، اﻻ أﺛﻨﺎﺀ ﻗﻴﺎﻡ اﻷﺣﻜﺎﻡ اﻟﻌﺮﻓﻴﺔ وﻓﻲ اﻟﺤﺪ وﺩ اﻟﺘﻲ ﻳﺒﻴﻨﻬﺎ اﻟﻘﺎﻧﻮﻥ اﻟﻤﻨﻈﻢ ﻟﺘﻠﻚ اﻷﺣ ﻜﺎﻡ. ... (المادّة 145)

United Arab Emirates, English

Under no circumstances, may any of the provisions of this Constitution be suspended, except when martial law is in force and within the limits specified by the rules regulating martial law. … (Art. 145)

Employment Rights and Protection

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

يقدر المجتمع العمل كركن أساسي من أركان تقدمه، ويعمل على توفيره للمواطنين وتأهيلهم له، ويهيئ الظروف الملائمة لذلك بما يضعه من تشريعات تصون حقوق العمال ومصالح أرباب العمل، على ضوء التشريعات العمالية. (المادّة 20)

United Arab Emirates, English

The community shall esteem work as a cornerstone of its development. The community shall provide jobs to the citizens, qualify them for those jobs, and create the suitable conditions for service by enacting legislation protecting the rights of the employees and the interests of the employers in the light of the advanced international labor legislation. (Art. 20)

Employment Rights and Protection

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

كل مواطن حر في اختيار عمله أو مهنته أو حرفته في حدود القانون، وبمراعاة التشريعات المنظمة لبعض هذه المهن والحرف… (المادّة 34)

United Arab Emirates, English

A citizen is free to choose his work, profession or trade as provided in law and subject to the governing legislation. … (Art. 34)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

المساواة ، والعدالة الاجتماعية ، وتوفير الأمن والطمأنينة ، وتكافؤ الفرص لجميع المواطنين ، من دعامات المجتمع ... (المادّة 14)

United Arab Emirates, English

Equality, social justice, and providing safety, security, and equal opportunities to all the citizens are pillars on which the community is grounded. … (Art. 14)

Employment Rights and Protection

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

ﺑﻐﻴﺮ اﺧﻼﻝ ﺑﻤﺎ ﻫﻮ ﻣﻨﺼﻮﺹ ﻋﻠﻴﻪ ﻓﻲ المادة اﻟﺴﺎﺑﻘﺔ ، ﻳﻨﻔﺮﺩ اﻻﺗﺤﺎﺩ ﺑﺎﻟﺘﺸﺮﻳﻊ ﻓﻲ الشؤون اﻟﺘﺎﻟﻴﺔ :
• ﻋﻼﻗﺎﺕ اﻟﻌﻤﻞ واﻟﻌﻤﺎﻝ واﻟﺘﺄﻣﻴﻨﺎﺕ اﻻﺟﺘﻤﺎﻋﻴﺔ .
... (المادّة 121)

United Arab Emirates, English

Without prejudice to the provisions of the preceding Article, the UAE has exclusive legislative jurisdiction in the following matters:
- Labor relations and social security;
… (Art. 121)

Equality and Non-Discrimination

United Arab Emirates, Arabic

جميع الأفراد لدى القانون سواء ولا تمييز بين مواطني الاتحاد بسبب الأصل أو المواطن أو العقيدة الدينية أو المركز الاجتماعي. (المادّة 25)

United Arab Emirates, English

All persons are equal in law. There shall be no distinction among the citizens of the UAE on the basis of race, nationality, faith or social status. (Art. 25)