The Ministry of
Justice has unveiled the "Prediction Map of Future Issues" on its
open data page at www.moj.gov.ae. This interactive tool forecasts the number of
cases anticipated to be registered in the coming two years.
This digital consultation
initiative is to actively involve the audience, solicit their opinions
regarding the page, gauge their satisfaction with the content, and identify
optimal ways to enhance it.
Digital consultation may include questions
about the design and usability of the page, its sharing with others on social
media, the availability of important information to the audience, as well as
any suggestions or feedback that can be provided to develop the content.
aims to determine the extent of the public's satisfaction with and benefit from
the map of predicting future issues and open data.
enables us to obtain feedback and suggestions from the public on the
development of open data content which will support us in developing and
improving our prediction map of future issues.
The Ministry of Justice is committed to fostering an inclusive and responsive environment where the voices and opinions of the public are valued. With a steadfast dedication to continuously improving policies and regulations, the ministry actively seeks and encourages the input of individuals, organizations, and communities. By engaging in open dialogues, soliciting feedback, and gathering opinions, the ministry strives to better understand the needs and concerns of the public it serves. This ongoing process of obtaining diverse perspectives and ideas enables the ministry to adapt and enhance its policies, programs, and initiatives, ultimately leading to a more effective and equitable justice system that serves the public in the best possible manner.
Accordingly, the Ministry would like to obtain the public's opinion regarding the Personal Status Law (Federal Decree Law No. 41 of 2022
The Ministry would like to obtain the public's opinions regarding the Personal Status Law, which states:
First: Scope of application of the law
1. The law applies to non-Muslim citizens of the United Arab Emirates.
2. To non-Muslim foreigners residing in the country unless one of them insists on the application of his law regarding the articles of marriage, divorce, inheritance, wills, and proof of parentage, without prejudice to Articles 12,15. 13, 16 and 17 of Federal Law No. (5) of 1985 on Civil Transactions and its amendments.
3. The parties mentioned in paragraph (1) may agree on other legislation regulating the family and personal status in force in the State instead of applying the provisions of this Decree Law.
4. The provisions of the Law shall apply to all incidents that occur after the entry into force of its provisions.
1. Divorce lawsuits filed in accordance with the provisions of this Decree Law shall be excluded from being presented to family guidance officers and shall be submitted directly to the court for issuance of a judgment from the first session.
2. Equality between men and women in rights and duties, this is exemplified by the following:
1) Testimony: Equality in testifying before courts.
2) Inheritance: Equality between men and women in the distribution of inheritance according to the provisions of this Decree Law.
3) Right to seek divorce: Both husband and wife may request a divorce from the court without prejudice to their rights related to divorce.
4) Joint custody between the two until the child reaches the age of eighteen, after which the child has freedom of choice.
Third: Provisions of Civil Marriage Article 5:
1. Conditions of the civil marriage contract.
2. Civil marriage contract procedures and documentation.
3. Divorce alimony and its renewal date.
4. Compensation of any of the spouses to the other for any damage caused due to divorce.
Fourth: Custody of children:
1. Joint custody.
2. Who has the right to custody and when it drops?
3. The dispute between the father and mother regarding.
Fifth: Inheritance and wills:
1. Who owns the right to the estate and its amount?
2. The law applicable to foreign heirs.
3. The amount of distribution of the heritage in the absence of its will.
Sixth: Procedures for opening and distributing the estate file:
1. Procedures Guide for Addressees of the Provisions of the Decree Law.
2. Issued by the Council of Ministers.
Seventh: Procedures for registering wills:
1. The register prepared for the registration of the wills of those addressed by the provisions of the Decree Law in accordance with the procedures specified in the executive regulations of the decree.
2. Fill out the will registration form during the signing of the marriage contract to indicate how the money is distributed in the event of death of either one of them.
Eighth: Proof of parentage:
1. by proving the parentage of the newborn.
2. The court orders a DNA test and does not issue an order to prove parentage for those who wish except after investigating two cases:
a) Child of unknown parentage.
b) The possibility of the age difference for the person who claims his lineage.
c) Cabinet Decision on Adoption and Alternative Families Procedures and Implications.
The Ministry of Justice aims to spread awareness of the Civil Personal Status Law Federal Decree-Law No. (41) of the year 2022 and launch a dialogue with the interested public regarding the provisions of the law.
The Ministry of Justice launched a new service (issuing the digital POA ), within the digital platform of the Ministry, which aims to encourage the use of the remote litigation system to facilitate the customer's journey.
The customer from anywhere and at any time can submit his transaction and issue his digital POA in less than 10 minutes without the need for the intervention of a notary public. This system also allows safe keeping of POAs by linking with the blockchain system and digital wallet and issuing digital agencies documented with this modern technology. With the possibility to share it digitally with various parties and competent authorities, and the possibility of verification later through the digital platform of the government.
Announcing the new digital service and urging
customers to complete and submit their transactions through this system.
During this consultation, the Ministry diligently studied and analyzed the significant proposals put forth by the public. By carefully considering the ideas and suggestions provided, the Ministry has embraced the aspirations of the people and taken appropriate actions to enhance the POA service. This reflects the Ministry's commitment to actively incorporating the public's input and ensuring that the POA service aligns with the needs and expectations of the community. By leveraging the valuable insights gained from the consultation, the Ministry aims to improve the effectiveness, efficiency, and overall quality of the POA service. These efforts highlight the Ministry's dedication to responsive governance and its endeavor to deliver
a service that truly serves the public and contributes to their welfare and satisfaction
Campaign Brief & Details
of services and processes - launching a new list of services
The Ministry of Justice, in cooperation and coordination with the Judicial Training Institute, holds a summer training program, which targets the category of newly graduated citizens who are expected to graduate from the universities in the State. The program aims to provide trainees with practical skills complementary to theoretical studies and to develop their abilities in the context of the work environment.
Knowing the extent to which youth
and graduates benefit from the content of the training program.
The opinions and observations of
participants and community members will be collected to develop the content of
The feedback and suggestions provided will be considered
collaboratively with the relevant departments to establish coordination and
explore the incorporation of the participants' ideas from the summer training
in future endeavors. Efforts will be made to implement these ideas in a manner
that aligns with the practical training conducted within the court's work
The Ministry of Justice has launched a package of proactive
services with the aim
Through this advice, the Ministry of Justice seeks to listening to
the voice of the customer and studying the impact of the proactive services
that have been launched. It is also keen to involve the customer in the process
of designing new proactive services that reduce time and effort
The Ministry of Justice aims to measure the impact of
customers on proactive services
Development and improvement -launching other proactive services
The family counseling portal launched by the Ministry of Justice is a unique
model that accelerates results and stimulates innovation; in order to achieve
the ambitious strategic plans of the Ministry within a short period of time.
Through this portal, the Ministry
aspires to build a cohesive society, support family stability, consolidate
marital relations, reduce divorce cases, avoid problems resulting from family
disintegration, and reduce feelings of tension, anxiety and alienation between
The Ministry has used the artificial
intelligence feature in the portal to ensure government efficiency and speedy
response to all inquiries and consultations; Where the artificial intelligence
develops and selects the best answers for the direct automated response to the
customer, and the family counseling team undertakes the process of reviewing
and updating the answers and automated responses and then joining them again to
the artificial intelligence database in order to improve the automated
responses and collect the largest number of related topics.
The advice aims to know the opinions
and suggestions of the public about the portal and its importance in
strengthening family and marital relations and consolidating social cohesion,
and making family consultations fast, flexible 24/7
The Ministry will monitor the most
prominent suggestions and opinions, study them, and take the appropriate action
and amendment in this regard
To improve the customer's experience with the Smart
Family Counseling System, we are improving the capabilities of the AI
(Artificial Intelligence) in responding to customer consultations by reviewing
the questions and answers that are received on the system through the family
counseling team, then we fed the artificial intelligence database with them
again to improve the efficiency of the automatic responses to the customer.
Customer satisfaction questionnaire on the electronic services of
the Ministry of Justice
Within the framework of the Ministry of
Justice's keenness to continue developing its services, this questionnaire was
established to assess the extent of customers' satisfaction with the electronic
services provided by the Ministry.
The results of the consultation will be shared
with the relevant departments to prepare an action plan to develop and improve
services based on the results of the