Abu Dhabi: Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, issued a resolution setting up a Personal Status and Inheritance Court for non-Muslims in Abu Dhabi.
Emirates news agency WAM reported that the move is in line with the strategic goals of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to enhance the effectiveness and sustainability of the judicial procedures and ensure access to services for all segments of the society.
This will also ensure prompt justice and strengthen the culture of tolerance and acceptance of others by creating institutional infrastructure.
Undersecretary of the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department Chancellor Yousef Saeed Al-Ibry said an integrated action on all the social, educational and institutional levels, is required to spread the culture of tolerance in the judicial domain.
He added that the UAE legislative system practically promotes the culture of tolerance and acceptance of others' values at the judiciary level, in harmony with the prevailing norms in the community.