The United Arab Emirates is a state on the Arabian Peninsula, which consists of seven emirates.
Dubai is one of the most important emirates, the financial center of the whole Middle East, it is located on the shore of the Persian Gulf.
The state structure of the United Arab Emirates has elements of a republican and monarchical political system. The supreme body of legislative power is the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates. His powers are quite broad, starting from the definition of the foreign and domestic policy of the state before the change of the state system of the country. This body also approves the candidacy of the vice-president. The supreme executive body is the Council of Ministers, which is headed by the Sheikh of the Dubai Emirate. The government is engaged in the implementation of social, economic, foreign policies, manages the economic life of the country and enforces laws.
The head of state is the president-emir. This post is held by the Sheikh of the capital’s emirate of Abu Dhabi.
The legal system of the UAE is based on the principles of civil law and Islamic sharia. Legislation is divided into sectors that define the principles of law, regulate various civil, commercial procedures, the creation and operation of companies, intellectual property, immigration, maritime, industrial, banking and labor relations in the country.
The judicial system is divided into first instance courts, appellate courts and cassation courts. The Supreme Court is located in the capital of the UAE in Abu Dhabi.
It is important to note that the UAE is a Muslim country. The conservatism of Islamic morals here has a significant impact on all the relations arising in society.