His Highness Mohammed Bin Rashid issues new legislations to address rehabilitation of substance and alcohol abuse in Dubai

 His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and leading Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Image credit: Twitter

Dubai: Dubai primarily based Erada Centre for medication and Rehab will now offer rehabilitation services to both UAE residents and Emiratis.

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, vice president and major Minister of the UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued legislation No. (5) of 2019 on the Erada Centre for medication and Rehab, an agency tasked with treating substance abuse and alcohol dependency and combating its bad psychological, economic, social and physical have an effect on.

The legislations will observe to all actions of the Erada middle for treatment and Rehab, which become established below legislations No. (5) of 2016 as a public entity annexed to The executive Council of Dubai.

New Board of Erada Centre

Therefore, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The government Council of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, issued government Council resolution No. (22) of 2019 appointing Abdulla Mohamed Falaknaz as Chairman and Director widely wide-spread of the Dubai Police Anti-Narcotics department as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Erada core for remedy and Rehab.

The Board is additionally composed of the CEO of Rashid sanatorium, Abdullah Dhaen Obaid, Samirah Mohamed Al Rayes, Alia Hamad Al Marri, the CEO of Erada core for treatment and Rehab and a consultant from the Dubai neighborhood building Authority and Dubai Public Prosecution.

The Board serves for a renewable term of three years. The decision might be published within the reliable Gazette and regarded constructive from the date of its ebook.

Safe environment for addicts

The Erada middle for medicine and Rehab is tasked with devising policies and strategies concerning rehabilitation and medicine of addiction in collaboration with the Dubai fitness Authority and related entities in Dubai, other than featuring finest-in-type rehabilitation and remedy.

It is also tasked with providing a complete programme and a safe atmosphere for addicts to recuperate and reintegrate with society in coordination with worried authorities.

Based on the law, the organizational constitution of the middle aspects a board of directors headed by a boss and deputy chairman along with members appointed by means of the Chairman of The govt Council for a renewable duration of three years.

The government physique of the core is headed by way of the CEO. The CEO, who is appointed by the Chairman of The executive Council, is in can charge of the middle and is in charge to the board of administrators for executing all of the responsibilities he is tasked with as per the law.

Both Emiratis and residents can get medicine

The core gives rehabilitation programmes to UAE nationals, and can also present such capabilities to non-citizens, according to the time period and conditions set by means of the council.

The legislations additionally regulates methods of admission and discharge from the center. Men and women can be admitted for treatment as per the circumstances set via the core.

Admissions can also be authorized via the general public Prosecutor, or both the core or the worried judicial authority tasked with approving admission requests, discipline to a notification dispatched to the general public Prosecutor.

Addicts can even be admitted to the center through a courtroom ruling or a choice of the attorney widely wide-spread of Dubai in keeping with the request of the attorney.

No prosecution towards addicts who observe medicine

The duration of admission should now not exceed two years, and the grownup will also be discharged in case of a court decision, and after taking the opinion of an attorney.

in accordance with the legislations, the person looking for admission to the center aren’t subject to prosecution each and every time he wants to be admitted to the middle, except if he refuses at hand within the drugs he possesses, or doesn’t follow the middle’s medication plan.

In case a affected person doesn’t observe the remedy plan prescribed to him or is caught with drugs throughout the treatment and rehabilitation length, the middle should seek advice from the judicial authority and the public prosecution to decide upon the path of motion.

Correct to privateers for admitted humans

The person admitted to the core has the appropriate to receive scientific and psychological medicine, as smartly because the right to privacy and to speak with his family unit and inform them about his rights and tasks.

All facts is considered personal, and no board member or personnel can review it until there is a written approval through advantage of an order of the Dubai Public Prosecution, a courtroom ruling, or a request from a govt entity tasked with looking after them after their discharge from the middle.

The Chairman of the Erada center is tasked with issuing decisions required to enforce the legislations, following the approval of the board.

The legislation replaces law No. (5) of 2016, and annuls some other textual content or legislation that contradicts this legislations. the brand new law is advantageous from the date of its booklet in the legit Gazette.


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