FEDERAL DECREE - LAW NO . 1
Issued on 28/7 / 2004
Corresponding to 11 Jumâdâ al - Akhir 1425 H .
CONCERNING THE CONTROL OF TERRORIST CRIMES
We , Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan , President of the United Arab Emirates ,
Pursuant to the perusal of the Constitution , and
Federal Law no . 1 of 1972 pertaining to the Jurisdictions of Ministries and the Competences of Ministers
and the amending laws thereof , and
Federal Law no . 10 of 1973 on the Federal Supreme Court and the amending laws thereof , and
Federal Law no . 11 of 1976 on Firearms , Ammunitions , and Explosives and the amending laws thereof ,
Federal Law no . 10 of 1980 pertaining to the Central Bank , the Monetary System and the Organization
of the Banking Profession , and the amending laws thereof , and
Penal Code issued by the Federal Law no . 3 of 1987 , and
The Law of Criminal Procedures issued by the Federal Law no . 35 of 1992 , and
Federal Law no . 4 of 2002 pertaining to the incrimination of Money Laundering , and
Acting upon the proposal of the Minister of Justice , Islamic Affairs and Endowment and the Minister of
Interior , and the consent of the Counsel of Ministers ,
Have promulgated the following Decree - Law :
Article 1 -
In the implementation of the provisions hereof , the following terms and phrases shall have the
meanings assigned for each of them unless the context requires otherwise :
State : The United Arab Emirates State
Government : The Federal government and the government of the emirates .
Public properties : Real estates and movables of the State , public judicial persons or whatever is
assigned for public interest .
Public facilities : Projects established by the government or supervised thereby , as well as the
services and activities provided thereby in view of achieving one of the purposes of public
interest for the service of the public .
Traditional arms : Firearms , ammunitions , and explosives provided for in the Law on Firearms ,
Ammunitions , and Explosives .
Untraditional Arms : Nuclear , chemical , and biological arms and substances .
Funds : Assets of whatever type , whether tangible or intangible , moveable or immoveable ,
including national and foreign currencies , securities , commercial deeds , documents , and deeds
that prove the possession of assets or any right thereto .
Returns : The money resulting or accruing directly or indirectly from the perpetration of any
crime provided for herein .
Freezing : Ceasing the accounts or funds and the provisional prohibition over the mobilization ,
transfer , exchange or disposal of money .