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The Public Prosecution building in Dubai. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives

Abu Dhabi: The UAE Public Prosecution said whoever publicly and unduly wears an official attire, specially reserved by law to a certain class of people, shall be sentenced to up to one year in jail or to a fine of no less than Dh10,000.

In its official twitter account on Friday, Public Prosecution said: “Shall be sentenced to a detention for a term of up to one year or to a fine of no less than Dh10,000 whoever publicly and unduly wears an official attire specially reserved by law to a class of persons or wears a uniform of rank higher than his, as well a whoever puts on a medal, badge, sign or mark of an office or unduly assumes any of the officially recognised scientific or academic titles or any of the military ranks or public parliamentary attributes.

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“This provision applies also in case the apparel or medal or others belong to a foreign country,” it explained.