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Federal Law No. 7 of 2008 on the National Center for Documentation and Research
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Year of Version
December 14, 2008
Type of Text
This Law promulgated by the president of the United Arab Emirates in December 14, 2008 provides for the establishment of a National Center for Documentation and Research, which is committed to monitor the gathering, conservation and archiving of documents according to international standards for documentation. It aims to make documents available to the public use and to disseminate cultural and historical knowledge and to promote research (Art. 3).
The Law provides for imprisonment or payment of a fine or both of them in case of damage caused to documents or in case of their destruction (Chap. 8).
القانون الاتحادي رقم 7 لسنة 2008 بشأن المركز الوطني للوثائق والبحوث
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