Counselor Youssef Saeed Al-Abri, Undersecretary of the Judicial Department in Abu Dhabi, confirmed that the performance indicators for judicial and judicial processes, and the transition to remote litigation by 100% in Abu Dhabi courts, have demonstrated the administrative and technical readiness of the Judicial Department, and its ability to continue providing its services in all circumstances and times with efficiency and quality. High, based on the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Head of the Judicial Department in Abu Dhabi, to keep abreast of developments and deal with various changes, in order to ensure the sustainability of judicial services and their provision in accordance with the highest international standards.
He said that the rapid response in dealing with the transformations imposed by the repercussions of the Corona pandemic, and its impact on various aspects of life, showed a remarkable efficiency of the Judicial Department in dealing with the crisis and its ability to continue providing its judicial and justice services with unprecedented effectiveness, to confirm its leadership and excellence at the level of judicial institutions, from By adapting modern technologies and means and benefiting from them to provide service to remote dealers.
Counselor Youssef Al-Abri added, in his speech on the occasion of the issuance of the statistical report to follow up on the continuity of judicial and justice services during the first half of this year 2021, that the measures taken to expand the application of remote litigation systems, and to allow the submission and completion of transactions electronically and the use of means of visual communication, in accordance with legal controls and procedures. The decision, in light of a developed legislative and judicial environment, enhances the leading role in achieving prompt justice, in line with the directions of the Abu Dhabi government and supports its global competitiveness.
Statistics issued by the Judicial Department, according to the report of the remote work index in Abu Dhabi courts, during the first half of this year showed that 339,301 judicial requests were completed remotely, in addition to holding 34006 visual court sessions to consider civil, commercial and labor cases, and 83,249 sessions for criminal trials. .
The statistics also showed that the number of cases received by the Public Prosecution in Abu Dhabi, during the same period, amounted to 54,896 cases, the number of penal orders 17,815, referral orders 27096, and procedures for implementing judgments 35,683, while the number of remote investigations recorded 10,280 investigations, and electronic requests executed. 47,019 applications.
As for the statistics of the Notary Public and Documentation Department, it included the completion of 49,233 transactions for the notary, 36,760 documentation via visual communication technology, 3,252 transactions for the completion of marriage contracts, and 956 for non-Muslims wills.