Dhs3m fine, 7 years in jail for trading in human organs and tissues in UAE

The UAE Public Prosecution said that there is a Dhs3 million fine with five to seven years in prison for a person who is involved in trading of human organs and tissues.

The Public Prosecution said according to Article 21 of Federal Decree-Law No. 5 of 2016 on the regulation of human organs and tissues transplantation states, “Whoever trades or mediates with the intention of trafficking in human organs or part thereof or tissues, shall be sentenced to imprisonment for a term ranging between (5) five years and (7) seven years and a fine ranging between Dhs 500,000 and Dhs. 3,000,000. The court shall order the confiscation of the funds obtained from the crime.”