I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts, make the following Order: In exercise of the powers conferred on me by Article 8(3)(a) of Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004, as amended; and after having reviewed:
Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004 in respect of the DIFC, as amended;
Dubai Law No. 12 of 2004 in respect of the Judicial Authority at the DIFC, as amended;
DIFC Law No. 10 of 2004, the DIFC Court Law;
DIFC Order No. 1 of 2014 in respect of the Rules of the DIFC Courts:
1.This Order may be cited as Rules of Court Order No. 6 of 2017.
2. By this Order, I issue Part 56 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts (“RDC”) – establishing a specialist Technology and Construction Division (“TCD”).
3. In accordance with Rule 56.6 of the RDC, I hereby appoint Justice Sir Richard Field to be the Judge in charge of the TCD.
4. Part 56 of the RDC will come into force on 1 October 2017.
5. This shall first be reflected in the online version of the RDC, and subsequently in hardcopies published by the DIFC DRA Academy of Law.
Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts
Issued: 17 September 2017