The UAE establishes a personal status court for non-Muslims

Abu Dhabi (ENA) - Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Head of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, issued a decision to establish a personal status and inheritance court for non-Muslims. The Emirates News Agency stated that this comes based on the strategic priority of the Judicial Department in enhancing the effectiveness and sustainability of judicial processes and ensuring comprehensive access to services for all groups, in order to achieve complete justice and consolidate the culture of tolerance and acceptance of others by creating an institutional infrastructure under the umbrella of the rule of law. The agency quoted Counselor Yousef Saeed Al-Abri, Undersecretary of the Judicial Department in Abu Dhabi, as saying: The new court is specialized in examining non-Muslim cases related to personal status, such as divorce, proof of marriage, proof of lineage, custody, alimony, etc., in addition to issues of inheritance and inheritance, which are issues that affect the basic aspects of individuals’ lives. and their social values. (End) Wm/Zs/H p

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