UAE residents found violating preventive measures and government instructions to contain the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will receive stiff fines of up to AED 50,000, which can be double in cases of repeat offenders, the government has announced.
The fines will be of no less than AED 500, according to the government.
Third-time violations will be referred to the federal crisis and emergency prosecution.
The Ministry of Interior and police forces across the country have been tasked with ensuring compliance and collecting fines.
Violators will be recorded and warnings and directives will be issued and may be printed, and a report of violations submitted if violators refuse to respond to warnings.