DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2016 in Respect of Rights of Audience and Registration in Part II of the Courts’ Register of Practitioners

 

I, Michael Hwang, Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts:

After having reviewed:

Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004, as amended in respect of the establishment of the DIFC;

Dubai Law No. 12 of 2004, as amended in respect of the DIFC Courts;

DIFC Law No. 10 of 2004 (the “DIFC Court Law”);

Article 3 of Dubai Law No. 7 of 2014, amending Law No. 9 of 2004, (Dubai Law No. 7 of 2014) establishing the DIFC Dispute Resolution Authority (DR);

DRA Order No. 2 of 2015 in respect of the DRA Academy;

Practice Direction No. 1 of 2005 – Rules of the DIFC Court (Interim Arrangements) (hereinafter “DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2005’);

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2012 in Respect of Rights to Conduct Proceedings and Rights of Audience before the DIFC Courts (hereinafter “DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2012”);

DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2015 in Respect of Rights of Audience and Registration in Part II of the Courts’ Register of Practitioners (hereinafter “DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2015”)

Hereby, pursuant to the powers vested in me by Article 8 (5) (b) of Dubai Law No. 7 of 2014, amending Dubai Law No. 9 of 2004, issue the following order:

1.This Order may be cited as Rights of Audience and Registration in Part II of the Academy of Law’s Register of Practitioners, DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2016.

2. DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2005 with respect to Rights to Conduct Proceedings and Rights of Audience; and DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2012 in respect of Rights to Conduct Proceedings and Rights of Audience before the DIFC Courts; and DIFC Courts Order No. 1 of 2015 in Respect of Rights of Audience and Registration in Part II of the Courts’ Register of Practitioners are hereby repealed and superseded by DRA Order No. 1 of 2016 in Respect of Rights of Audience and Registration in Part II of the Academy of Law’s Register of Practitioners.

3. This Order shall come into force with effect from 20 September 2016.

 

Michael Hwang
Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts

Issued: 20 September 2016