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DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2018 Additional Member of the Small Claims Tribunal of the DIFC Courts

June 18, 2018

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2018 in Respect of The DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal – Additional Member of the Small Claims Tribunal of the DIFC Courts I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts, Having reviewed— Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004 in respect of the establishment of the  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 6 of 2017 in respect of Part 56 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts – establishing a Technology and Construction Division

September 17, 2017

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 6 of 2017 in respect of Part 56 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts – establishing a Technology and Construction Division 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  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 5 of 2017 Supplementing Part 44 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts

May 25, 2017

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 5 of 2017 Supplementing Part 44 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts 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  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 4 of 2017 Revoking DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 2 of 2017

May 3, 2017

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 4 of 2017 Revoking DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 2 of 2017 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  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Order No. 3 of 2017 in Respect of The DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal – Additional Member of the Small Claims Tribunal of the DIFC Courts

April 13, 2017

DIFC Courts Order No. 3 of 2017 in Respect of The DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal – Additional Member of the Small Claims Tribunal of the DIFC Courts I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts, Having reviewed— Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004 in respect of the establishment of the  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 2 of 2017 Amending Part 44 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts

April 3, 2017

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 2 of 2017 Amending Part 44 of the Rules of the DIFC Courts 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  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 1 of 2017 in Respect of Legal Representation in Hearings Before the Small Claims Tribunal of the DIFC Courts

January 16, 2017

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 1 of 2017 in Respect of Legal Representation in Hearings Before the Small Claims Tribunal of the DIFC Courts 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  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Order No. 2 of 2016

September 28, 2016

DIFC Courts Order No. 2 of 2016 In respect of The DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal – Additional Member of the SCT I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts, Having reviewed— Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004 in respect of the establishment of the DIFC; Dubai Law No. 12 Of  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2016 – The DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal – Additional Members of the SCT

April 19, 2016

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2016 In respect of The DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal  – Additional Members of the SCT   I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts, Having reviewed— Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004 in respect of the establishment of the DIFC; Dubai Law No. 12  Continue Reading »

DRA Order No. 1 of 2016 in respect of the DIFC Courts Mandatory Code of Conduct.

March 22, 2016

The Dispute Resolution Authority Order No. 1 of 2016 in Respect of the DIFC Courts Mandatory Code of Conduct I, Michael Hwang, Head of the DRA, make the following Order: In exercise of the powers conferred on me by Article 8 (5) (b) of Dubai Law No. 7 of 2014, amending Dubai Law No. 9  Continue Reading »

Rules of Court Order No. 1 of 2016 – Registrar of DIFC Courts Definition

March 13, 2016

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; 1. This Order may be cited as the Rules of Court Order No. 1 of 2016. 2. By this Order, I amend  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 1 of 2015 in respect of the Jurisdiction of the SCT

May 25, 2015

  DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 1 of 2015 In Respect of the Jurisdiction of the Small Claims Tribunal of the DIFC Courts 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  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2015 in Respect of Rights of Audience and Registration in Part II of the Courts’ Register of Practitioners

February 9, 2015

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2015 in Respect of Rights of Audience and Registration in Part II of the Courts’ Register of Practitioners I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts, make the following Order: After having reviewed: Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004, as amended in respect of the establishment of the  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Rules of Court Order No. 2 of 2014

February 1, 2015

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: The Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (1970) [“the Hague Convention”],  Continue Reading »

DIFC Rules of Court Order No. 1 of 2014

February 1, 2015

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; Dubai Law No. 12 of 2004 in  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Order No. 2 of 2014 In respect of The DIFC Courts Small Claims — Resolution of Rental Disputes

May 4, 2014

The SCT will hear and determine all rental disputes where the amount of the claim does not exceed AED 500,000. All claims exceeding that value shall be dealt with by the Court of First Instance.

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2014 In respect of The DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal (Members of the SCT)

February 6, 2014

I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts, Having reviewed — Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004 in respect of the establishment of the DIFC, as amended by Law No. 7 and 14 of 2011; Dubai Law No. 12 of 2004 in respect of the Judicial Authority at the DIFC, as  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2012 In Respect of Rights to Conduct Proceedings and Rights of Audience before the DIFC Courts

January 3, 2012

I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts, After having reviewed: Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004, as amended in respect of the establishment of the DIFC; Dubai Law No. 12 of 2004, as amended in respect of the DIFC Courts; DIFC Law No. 10 of 2004 (the “DIFC Court Law”); Practice Direction No.  Continue Reading »

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2010 In respect of The DIFC Courts Small Claims Tribunal (Limits of Jurisdiction)

January 12, 2010

I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts, Having reviewed— Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004 in respect of the establishment of the DIFC; Dubai Law No. 12 Of 2004 in respect of the Judicial Authority at the DIFC; DIFC Law No. 10 of 2004 in respect of the DIFC Courts  Continue Reading »

DIFC Order No. 1 of 2009 In respect of Parts 43 and 53 of the Rules of the DIFC Court

May 31, 2009

I, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister, Ruler of Dubai and President of the Dubai International Financial Centre, After having reviewed; Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004 in respect of the establishment of the DIFC; Dubai Law No.12 of 2004 in respect of the Judicial Authority at  Continue Reading »

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