The DIFC Contracts Law and the DIFC Implied Terms in Contracts and Unfair Terms Law
This title covers the DIFC Contract Law, DIFC Law No. 6/2004 which was introduced soon after the Centre itself was established in 2004. Even though the DIFC’s Court system is established along English common law lines, the DIFC Contract Law is very clearly not a codification of the English (or any other) common law of contract. Analysis, details of relevant cases and the differences and similarities to the international legislation on which this law was based are provided on a provision by provision basis. DIFC Implied Terms in Contracts and Unfair Terms Law The Implied Terms in Contract and Unfair Terms Law, DIFC Law No. 6/2005 (Part 2) applies in the case of three specific types of contract, namely those relating to the sale or hire of property (but not real estate); those relating to the supply of services and those relating to auctionsFind out more
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"I just want to point out the origin of our Academy of Law…here in Dubai, we have focused on raising the knowledge of our local civilian lawyers about common law in general and DIFC laws and procedures in particular. With this programme firmly established and ongoing, we are now turning our attention to educating local common lawyers in civil law especially UAE law, we might be one of the few jurisdictions in the world teaching common law to civilian lawyers on the one hand and civil law to common lawyers on the other. We might be one of the few jurisdictions in the world taking this approach."
Chief Justice, DIFC Courts
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Law Student, Ajman University of Science & Technology