FNC defines security for sports facilities, events

Draft law approved by the UAE’s Federal National Council (FNC)

Photo used for illustrative purposes only
Photo used for illustrative purposes only

The UAE’s Federal National Council (FNC) has approved a draft law on the security law of sports facilities and events during a session in the presence of H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior.

According to WAM, the new law defines the security of sports facilities and events as the protection of the safety and security of any sports activities and their venues and facilities, which includes safeguarding fans, buildings and equipment against any internal or external threats.

The new law stipulates that organisers of any sports event must apply for permissions from the relevant authorities of the emirate, and the Ministry of Interior in case the event is organised in more than one Emirate.

The new law consists of 27 articles regulates the security aspects of sports events and facilities and reflects the government's interest in protecting safety and security in the country.

Most popular


Deadline approaches for CW Oman Awards 2020 in Muscat
You have until 20 January to submit your nominations for the ninth edition of the


CW In Focus | Inside the Leaders in KSA Awards 2019 in Riyadh
Meet the winners in all 10 categories and learn more about Vision 2030 in this
CW In Focus | Leaders in Construction Summit UAE 2019
A roundup of Construction Week's annual summit that was held in Dubai this September

Latest Issue

Construction Week - Issue 765
Jun 29, 2020