Ministry of Justice (United Arab Emirates)

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The Ministry of Justice of the United Arab Emirates was created in 1971, shortly after the federal government was established.[1] The ministry oversees the court system of the United Arab Emirates and any associated prosecutorial services. Other responsibilities include appointing judges and providing licenses to attorneys, translators, and legal experts.[2]

List of ministers[edit]

  • Abdullah Omran Taryam[1][3] (1971-1972) [1st Minister of Justice]
  • Ahmad ibn Sultan al-Qasimi[4] (1972-1976)
  • Muhammed 'Abd al-Rahman al-Bakr[5] (1977-1983)
  • Abdallah Hamid al-Mazrui[6] (1984-1989)
  • Muhammed bin Ahmad bin Hasan al-Khazraji[7] (1990) [referred to as the Minister of Justice & Islamic Affairs]
  • Abdullah Omran Taryam[1][3] (1990-1997)
  • Muhammed Nakhira al-Dhahiri[8][9][10][11][12][13] (1997-2008)
  • Hadef Joua'an Al Dhahiri[14][15][16] (2008-2013)
  • Sultan Saeed Al Badi[17] (2014–present)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "القضاء الاتحادي - البوابة الرسمية لحكومة الإمارات العربية المتحدة". www.government.ae (in Arabic). Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  3. ^ a b "Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam co-founder of Al Khaleej newspaper dies at 66". The National. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  4. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1972July-Dec". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  5. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1977:Jan.,Mar." HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  6. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. Jan-Apr 1984". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  7. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. 1990". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  8. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. Sep-Dec 1997". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  9. ^ "Chiefs of State and Cabinet members of foreign governments / National Foreign Assessment Center. Jan-Mar 2000". HathiTrust. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  10. ^ Reporter, A Staff (2001-02-18). "14 government officials arrested for corruption". GulfNews. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  11. ^ Wam), (Staff Reporter, (February 10, 2006). "President okays new cabinet". www.khaleejtimes.com. Retrieved 2018-06-28.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  12. ^ "UAE announces new federal cabinet". UPI. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  13. ^ "United Arab Emirates: Federal Judgeship for Women | Global Legal Monitor". www.loc.gov. Saliba, Issam. 2008-02-02. Retrieved 2018-06-28.CS1 maint: others (link)
  14. ^ "Minister of Justice UAE | 'Judicial proceedings in the UAE? Beware of the dangers! Abu Dhabi Judiciary, UAE Judgments For Sale, UAE President, United Arab Emirates, Justice for Victims". reparationlaw.com. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  15. ^ "MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS PRESS STATEMENT: OFFICIAL VISIT TO SINGAPORE BY HIS EXCELLENCY DR HADEF JOUA'AN AL DHAHIRI MINISTER OF JUSTICE OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 14-16 DECEMBER 2010". www.mfa.gov.sg. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  16. ^ "Emirati judiciary is entirely independent, says Minister of Justice". The National. Retrieved 2018-06-28.
  17. ^ "Members Of The Cabinet". uaecabinet.ae. Retrieved 2018-06-28.