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New Charity Law in Dubai

23/4/2015

Ruler of Dubai, states that anyone wishing to fundraise in the emirate needs to get prior approval from the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD)

Ruler of Dubai, states that anyone wishing to fundraise in the emirate needs to get prior approval from the Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities Department (IACAD) through one of its registered charities. Failure to do so can result in a jail sentence of up to one year in prison or a fine of up to Dhs100,000 whether it is money or items, and the advertising for it should have a prior approval through charity organizations licensed by IACAD, which can be found on our website (www.iacad.gov.ae).

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