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misdemeanor

A lesser crime than a felony, usually punishable by fines, imprisonment, penalty, or forfeiture.
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Deliberating further, Bin Khatem said: "Suspects involved in such misdemeanours will be able to renew their residencies or their passports despite being involved in legal action.
Dubai is a major international tourist hub attracting millions of visitors every year, many of whom could get involved in misdemeanours, he said.
In regard to another charge of inciting riots which was also file against the Emirati for yelling at officers at the security court, the judge noted that this charge is not under the jurisdiction of the misdemeanour court and could therefore not be looked into.
However, the presiding judge referred the case to the Dubai Misdemeanours Court, citing jurisdictional purposes.
OSCE said the information shared will help Kyrgyzstan develop its own Electronic Unified State Registry of Crimes and Misdemeanours, due to be established in 2019 in line with the National Implementation Plan on Criminal Justice adopted in April.
Meanwhile the Algerian suspect claimed to the Misdemeanours Court that the woman was his wife and they had had consensual and lawful sex in Algeria and Dubai.
They will stand trial in the Court of Misdemeanours on the charge of endangering the lives of other detainees by setting the hall on fire and causing smoke to spread across the cells.
In February, a special tribunal at the Dubai Misdemeanours Court jailed Al Boom for three months against each of the 3,695 counts of swindling and deception and acquitted him against 11 counts of swindling.
The 2009 case was ordered re-opened and the suspect was referred to the Courts of Misdemeanours and First Instance for a separate trial.
The high-profile corruption case that came to light in 2008 was yesterday referred back to Dubai Public Prosecution by the Dubai Misdemeanours Court citing jurisdictional matters.
Dubai A special tribunal of the Dubai Misdemeanours Court has sentenced Emirati tycoon Abid Al Boom to 923 years imprisonment for defrauding 3,695 investors of nearly Dh900 million through his bogus investment portfolio.
Dubai The Dubai Misdemeanours Court yesterday sentenced Emirati business tycoon, Abid Al Boom, to 923 years in jail.