The Public Prosecution issued a decision to implement the law pertaining to all emergency situations, crises and disasters in light of the current conditions that the country and all countries of the world, the Gulf and the Middle East go through in light of the spread of the Corona pandemic and is considered a way to stop the spread of the virus among people and protect them and preserve public health and safety.
A new national safety law has been implemented as part of the "Stay Home" initiative designed to prevent the spread of the emerging corona virus (Covid 19).
A new national safety law has been approved in the United Arab Emirates, with prison terms of up to six months and fines of not less than 100,000 dirhams to be handed over to those who break it.
The UAE Public Prosecution says the law is concerned with all emergency situations, crises and disasters in accordance with the regulations laid down by the National Authority for Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management.
The law was implemented as part of a "stay at home" initiative designed to reduce coronavirus transmission.