Penalty for recording phone calls to others without permission in the UAE

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The UAE law specified the penalty for recording phone calls to others without permission in the Emirates, after the spread of phone call recording applications on smart phones.

In the United Arab Emirates, it is illegal to record someone else's phone call without their permission.

Following the proliferation of phone call recording programmes on smart phones in the Emirates, the law of the UAE specified the penalty for illegally recording phone calls to other individuals without first obtaining their permission, To record phone calls using one of these applications raises a significant legal question: is it against the law to do so? How does it fare in terms of legality? Is quoting it allowed in this situation?

It is a violation of recording phone calls to others without their consent in the UAE

In the United Arab Emirates, it is illegal to record phone calls to other people without first obtaining their consent, To begin, it is imperative that it be emphasised that recording phone conversations to other people without their knowledge or agreement is a criminal offence that is punishable by law. This is because it is one of the kinds of violating the sanctity of the private life that is granted to persons by both the constitution and the law. Specifically, it is a violation of the right to have one's private life protected by the constitution.

Cases of allowing the recording of phone calls to others without his permission

Instances in which he permitted the recording of other people's phone calls without their knowledge or consent, In addition, Article (31) of the United Arab Emirates Constitution guarantees the "confidentiality of postal and telegraphic correspondence as well as other means of communication." According to Article (75/1) of the Procedure Code, wire and wireless communications are not allowed to be recorded unless given authorization to do so by the Public Prosecution. This is because the requirements of the investigation require that such recordings be made. Penal - what leads to the invalidity of recordings made without this permission, and therefore the invalidity of what results from or results from it owing to the illegality of its source. Penal - what results in the invalidity of recordings made without this permission.

Penalty for recording third party calls in UAE law

Under UAE legislation, it is illegal to record calls made by third parties, In Federal Decree-Law No. (31) of 2021 concerning crimes and penalties, Article (1/431) stipulates that "anyone who assaults the sanctity of the private or family life of individuals in circumstances other than those authorised by law or without the consent of the victim shall be punished by eavesdropping or recording." This article also states that "anyone who assaults the sanctity of the private or family life of individuals shall be punished by eavesdropping or recording." Or the act of sending through a device of any type discussions that took place in a private location or over the phone or any other device, which carries with it the possibility of incarceration as well as a fine.

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