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UAE: Dh20,000 fine, 2 years jail for keeping lost property

Locals are required to send such residential properties or cash to the authorities within 2 days

If a resident locates any kind of product or home that does not come from them as well as maintains it with the intent of possessing it, they will certainly be prosecuted according to the unwritten law.

The UAE Public Prosecution has actually advised individuals that they can be fined not much less than Dh20,000 or punished to jail time for not greater than 2 years for the criminal offense according to post 454 of the Federal Decree-Law No. 31 of 2021.

According to the legislation, finder of any kind of shed and/or deserted home is require to send such residential properties or cash to the authorities within 2 days as well as might not act possession on them; offense of such act goes through criminal obligation.

Public Prosecution, in a current social media sites blog post, restated that whoever takes control of shed home that pertained to his property by crash or forcibly majeure will go through criminal activities & & charges legislation.

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