Institut d'Études sur le Droit et la Justice dans les sociétés Arabes

Criminal law

Criminal laws from Arab countries.

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Saudi Arabia

Law of Criminal Procedure



Criminal Procedure Code

Penal Code


United Arab Emirates

Penal Code



Law on criminal proceedings with amendments