Decree No. (42) of 2022

Terminating the

Mandate of a Special Tribunal[1]


We, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai,

After perusal of:

Law No. (13) of 2016 Concerning the Judicial Authorities in the Emirate of Dubai and its amendments;

Decree No. (34) of 2009 Forming a Special Tribunal to Settle the Financial Liabilities of the Debtor, Abid Ramadan Abdullah Saeed Ra'ae Al Boom, and its amendments; and

Based on the recommendation of the Chairman of the Judicial Council of the Emirate of Dubai,

Do hereby issue this Decree.

Terminating the Mandate of the Tribunal

Article (1)

a.    Pursuant to this Decree, the mandate of the special Tribunal formed pursuant to the above-mentioned Decree No. (34) of 2009 is terminated.

b.    All claims and applications to be filed after the effective date hereof with respect to the financial liabilities of the Debtor, Abid Ramadan Abdullah Saeed Ra'ae Al Boom, will be registered with the competent courts.

Referral of Claims and Applications

Article (2)

The claims and applications that have not yet been determined by a definitive decision or award of the special Tribunal, formed pursuant to the above-mentioned Decree No. (34) of 2009, will be referred, without charging any additional fees, to the competent courts in accordance with the rules of jurisdiction stipulated in the legislation in force in the Emirate of Dubai.


Article (3)

The above-mentioned Decree No. (34) of 2009 is hereby repealed. Any provision in any other legislation is also hereby repealed to the extent that it contradicts the provisions of this Decree.

Commencement and Publication

Article (4)

This Decree comes into force on the day on which it is issued, and will be published in the Official Gazette.

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Ruler of Dubai

Issued in Dubai on 13 October 2022

Corresponding to 17 Rabi al-Awwal 1444 A.H.

2022 The Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai

[1]Every effort has been made to produce an accurate and complete English version of this legislation. However, for the purpose of its interpretation and application, reference must be made to the original Arabic text. In case of conflict, the Arabic text will prevail.