Khaleej Times, Monday, Jan 02, 2023 | Jamadi Al Thani 9, 1444
Up to Dh500,000 fine: UAE Public Prosecution warns residents against swearing at public employees
The UAE Public Prosecution has reminded residents that swearing at a public
employee will be penalised.
The authority has said that a "stringent penalty" will be applied for libel
against a person performing a public service on the occasion of or due to
his/her performance of his/her job.
This is according to Article 43 of the Federal Decree-Law No. 34 of 2021, for
Combatting Rumours & Cybercrime.
The penalty of the same will be a fine of at least Dh250,000 up to Dh500,000.