Up to Dh200,000 fine: UAE Public Prosecution announces penalty for spreading rumours
Any person utilizing the net to release, flow or spread out incorrect information, rumours or deceiving details is accountable for penalty
The UAE Public Prosecution has actually revealed fines for spreading out rumours and also incorrect information.
In a video clip published on its social media sites accounts, the general public Prosecution claimed the fines are targeted at dealing with the spread of rumours and also phony information, according to Federal Mandate Regulation No. 34 of 2021.
According to Short Article 52 of the regulation, anybody that makes use of the net to release, flow or spread out incorrect information, rumours or deceiving details, in contrast to the information released by main resources, might be penalized by jail time for at the very least one year and also fined Dh100,000.
In instance the posting of incorrect information or rumours perturbs popular opinion versus state authorities or happens throughout times of pandemic, dilemmas or calamities, the lawbreaker might be sent to prison for at the very least 2 years and also fined Dh200,000.