Attorney General Resolution No. 38 of 2020 concerns violations for breaching Resolution No. 17 of 2020 on the list of violations and administrative sanctions in violation of precautionary measures, instructions and duties applied to limit the spread of COVID-19.
This resolution sets out specific penalties for breaching Resolution No. 17 of 2020, including a fine of AED 50,000 for failing to adhere to home quarantine instructions. Other penalties include a fine of AED 2000 for those “leaving home for unnecessary reasons, or for any purpose other than work or purchase of basic needs” and a fine of AED 1000 for “failing to wear medical facemasks in closed places or failing to observe the safe distance between individuals”.
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