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The UAE Public Prosecution warns of imprisonment and a fine of no less than 150 thousand dirhams for anyone who does this
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The Public Prosecution indicated that, according to Article 6 of Federal Decree-Law No. 5 of 2012 on Combating Information Technology Crimes, whoever forged an electronic document shall be punished by temporary imprisonment and a fine of no less than 150,000 dirhams and not more than 750,000 dirhams.

The State Public Prosecution, through a tweet published today on its social media accounts @uae_pp, clarified the penalty for forging an electronic document.
The Public Prosecution indicated that according to Article 6 of Federal Decree Law No. 5 of 2012 on Combating Information Technology Crimes, whoever forged an electronic document from the federal or local government shall be punished by temporary imprisonment and a fine of not less than 150,000 dirhams and not more than 750,000 dirhams. or federal or local public bodies or institutions.

The penalty shall be imprisonment and a fine of not less than 100,000 dirhams and not more than 300,000 dirhams, or one of these two penalties, if the forgery occurred in the documents of an authority other than those stipulated in the first paragraph of this article.
Whoever uses the forged electronic document with knowledge of its forgery shall be punished with the same penalty prescribed for the crime of forgery, as the case may be.
The Public Prosecution pointed out that the electronic document means an informational record or statement that is created, stored, extracted, copied, sent, notified or received by electronic means on an intermediary.