Dubai Municipality to exempt companies from paying double fines

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Dubai Municipality is preparing to launch an initiative to exempt companies from paying double fines for their violations.

The exemption shall be given to those who pay the basic fines determined for violations before mid-February 2021.

Violations relating to occupational health, safety, sewage and public hygiene are covered under the scheme.

It includes fines that doubled from 2017-2019.

Dawoud Al Hajri, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, said, “This is one of the most important initiatives through which Dubai Municipality seeks to support efforts aimed at facilitating the work of companies and commercial activities in the emirate and in the interest of the business community, which reinforces the unique position that Dubai occupies in the field of economy, attracting investment, and facilitating the means of doing business in accordance with the strategic criteria of smoothness and flexibility in implementing provisions and advancing economic development.”


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