The UAE sets a fine of 20,000 dirhams for installing some devices
The United Arab Emirates has announced a fine of 20,000 dirhams for installing some devices in homes that monitor and catch birds and emit annoying sounds to residents.
The United Arab Emirates imposes a fine of 20,000 dirhams for the installation of certain devices in private houses.
The United Arab Emirates has declared that people would be subject to a punishment of 20,000 dirhams if they install certain equipment in their homes that monitor and catch birds as well as make sounds that are obnoxious to the residents.
20 thousand dirhams and imprisonment as a penalty for violating the installation of bird-catching devices
For each violation of the installation of bird-catching equipment, the offender faces a fine of 20,000 dirhams in addition to possible jail time, The Environment Protection and Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah issued a warning against illegal bird hunting and emphasized the confiscation of monitoring devices that emit bird sounds. These devices were placed in residential areas by hunting enthusiasts and cause disturbance to residents at night. The authority also mentioned that the penalty for monitoring birds is imprisonment ranging from three to six months as well as a fine. It comes to 20,000 dirhams, and the Director General of the Environment Protection and Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah, Dr. Saif Al Ghais, stated that the authority seized all bird monitoring tools and devices as a result of reports received from it. Specialized teams seized them after monitoring the place of their installation, and none of the owners of the devices checked in at the time of their seizure. The authorities is obligated to reclaim them since they are aware that bird monitoring devices break the law and are deemed to be wrong practices. It is important to note that the act of monitoring birds is punishable by a fine of up to 20,000 dirhams and imprisonment of between three and six months, as stated in the legislation.
Warning against violating the law and installing devices that simulate the sound of birds in the Emirates
A warning against breaking the law and installing gadgets in the Emirates that replicate the sound of birds, The warning was issued by the Environmental Protection and Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah at a time when citizens filed a complaint against unknown hunting enthusiasts who are installing monitoring devices that simulate the sounds of migratory birds, and emit annoying sounds throughout the night, in Al-Sih areas and areas close to farms and mountainous areas. The citizens noted that the sounds from these devices cause their children to wake up from their sleep, and cause them to sullenly cry. The warning came at a time when citizens filed
Banning the installation of bird hunting devices in the UAE
Putting a stop to the use of bird hunting equipment in the UAE by banning its installation, Bird hunting enthusiasts take advantage of the migration season of some birds, such as canaries, and place gadgets to watch and hunt them in residential areas in the center of residents' homes. This has led people to experience a significant amount of disruption throughout the nighttime hours for a number of days. They went on to say that bird monitoring systems make noises that are comparable to some of the birds that they desire to pursue, and the volume of their voice increased. Largely after midnight and even before daylight, pointing out that these devices are planted by unidentified hunting enthusiasts, and they are positioned between trees so that birds come to them, and they are readily caught when they fall into the traps prepared for them after they have been drawn to them.