UAE Criminal Law - TOP 5 Requirements When Requesting for Extradition

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TOP 5 Requirements When Requesting for
Legal Articles: UAE Criminal Law
By Mr. Hassan Elhais - Legal Consultant in Dubai
1. Firstly, expatriates have the right to request for an extradition. The extradition must be done
of persons who are wanted in the UAE for certain crimes.
2. There should be an extradition treaty signed between the UAE and the country from which
the suspect is requested to be extradited.
3. The offence for which the suspect is requested to be extradited should also be a crime in the
country requested to hand him over. Hence a person from the UK cannot be extradited to the
UAE for giving in a bounced cheque.
4. The Extradition is requested by issuing a notice in the name of the suspect through the
Interpol. Such notices vary depending on the nature of the crime suspected, the severest
one bring a Red notice which is for serious criminal offences.
5. Any notice issued via the Interpol has an international effect and the suspect can be detained
on the basis of the notice issued
After qualifying as a lawyer in his native Egypt and years of successful practice within the field
of criminal and public law, Mr. Elhais moved to Dubai in 2005 and has been practicing as a legal
consultant in Dubai since then. Working exclusively with Al Rowaad Advocates, Hassan is an
effective leader of the company, the spokesperson and driving force. Hassan has a strong
ethical stance with regards to the place of the law firm and its work on behalf of the client,
from clarity on the legal process through to the fee system.
Specializing in the drafting of all statement of claim, memos and consultation with regards to all
kind of litigation, Hassan has worked his way through the ranks of Al Rowaad Advocates from
joining as Legal Advisor to his current role as Managing Partner. Member of Egypt Bar
Association; Member of International Bar Association; and Recommended Lawyer of Embassy
of United States in Abu Dhabi.
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