The emirates issues a law regarding the emblem of the Emirate of Dubai and penalties for violators
His Majesty In his capacity as Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, enacted Law No. (17) of 2023 establishing the Emirate of Dubai's insignia.
According to the law, the Emirate of Dubai is required to have its very own emblem, which should be reflective of its civilisation, values, and ideals. The form of the logo is specified in accordance with the model that is connected to the law, under the condition that the logo is regarded as belonging to the Emirate of Dubai and is safeguarded in accordance with this law and the legislation that is in force within that jurisdiction.
Make use of the brand mark
The law mandates that the logo be shown in all structures, locations, activities, events, official documents and records, documents, websites, and digital apps that are owned by the government or government agencies. It is permitted to allow non-governmental agencies to use the logo with special permission from His Highness the Ruler of Dubai or his authorised representative, provided that this usage is done in accordance with the purposes and restrictions. This authorization must be requested in writing. indicated within the scope of this authorization
In accordance with the method and requirements specified in the guide that was prepared by the Court of His Highness the Ruler of Dubai in coordination with the relevant authorities in the emirate, and approved by His Highness the President of the Court in accordance with a decision issued by him in this regard, and published in the Official Gazette of the Government of Dubai, the aforementioned entities also use the logo. This is done in accordance with the guide that was prepared by the Court of His Highness the Ruler of Dubai.
Actions that are not allowed
Before acquiring the licence referred to in this legislation, it is illegal for any person other than government agencies and anyone authorised to use it in any form or by any means to use the logo in any way.
It is also forbidden for any person to insult the logo in any way, to distort it, to undermine its worth or status in any way, or to use it in any activity or event that is inconsistent with the values and principles of the Emirate of Dubai, or that conflicts with public order and public morals. In addition, it is forbidden for any person to use the logo in any activity or event that is inconsistent with the values and principles of the Emirate of Dubai.
Anyone who commits any of the prohibited acts stipulated in this law, and in the event that he is convicted, the court orders the confiscation of the tools and equipment that were used in the commission of the crime. This is in addition to any more severe penalty that may be stipulated in any other legislation.
Reconciliation of the situation
Any person who uses the logo on the date that this law goes into effect, other than government agencies or entities that have been authorised to use the logo, is required to remove it and stop using it completely within thirty days of the date that this law goes into effect, unless that person has obtained the special permission that was discussed earlier in this section. in reference to it in this law.
His Majesty The Chief of the Court of His Highness the Ruler of Dubai shall provide the appropriate decisions to execute the requirements of this law, and any text in any other legislation that disagrees with its provisions shall be repealed. It will be published in the Official Gazette and will take effect on the date it is published.