United Arab Emirates

Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003 on Telecom Law

Year of Version:2003
Date of Text (Enacted):November 15, 2003
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
This Law is issued by the President of the State of the UAE.
It provides for the establishment of a Supreme Committee for the Supervision of the Telecommunication Sector. It has the exclusive authority to, among others, monitor the general policy of the telecommunication sector, to adopt rules and regulations, to issue or revoke licenses and determine the fees of the services and facilities provided to licensees (Articles 2 and 3).
It also provides for the creation of an independent public authority, called “General authority for Regulating the Telecommunication Sector” which has a legal personality (Art. 6 & 7).
Available Texts: 
Arabic

القانون الاتحادي بالمرسوم رقم 3 من قانون الاتصالات لعام 2003 القانون الاتحادي بالمرسوم رقم 3 من قانون الاتصالات لعام 2003, Complete document (pdf) [270 KB]

English

Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003 on Telecom Law Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003 on Telecom Law, Complete document (pdf) [111 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AE025