Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, issued Decree No. 35 of 2016 forming the Dubai Judicial Council.

The council will be chaired by Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai.

Members of the council include the director-general of Dubai Ruler’s Court, who will serve as the vice-president of the council, Dubai’s attorney-general, Dubai Courts director-general, the head of Dubai Cassation Court, the head of Dubai Court of Appeal, the head of Dubai First Instance Court, and the director of Dubai Judicial Inspection Department.

The decree is effective from the date of issuance and will be published in the Official Gazette.