Legislation issued to boost surveillance in Ajman

An Ajman Police report had previously highlighted the need for legislation to ensure that building owners are "obliged to install" surveillance equipment

An Emiri Decree has been issued to regulate security and surveillance equipment in UAE's Ajman emirate. [Representational image]
An Emiri Decree has been issued to regulate security and surveillance equipment in UAE's Ajman emirate. [Representational image]

Ajmani authorities have issued a legislation aimed at improving surveillance in the emirate. 

HH Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, issued an Emiri Decree on the use of security equipment and devices for buildings in Ajman.

The decree is based on a report submitted by the General Command of Ajman Police.

The police report stressed upon the significance of issuing local legislation through which building owners in the emirate will be "obliged to install security surveillance equipment and devices", WAM reported.

Brig Sheikh Sultan bin Abdullah Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ajman Police, said that that the purpose of the decree is to strengthen security and stability in the emirate. 

Additional details about the decree are yet to be revealed. 

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