Aiming to speed up litigations before courts, the Ministry of Justice had, as of May 2015, transformed 95 per cent of its services into electronic services.
Some of these services include search of status of a case, which enables people to view the hearing schedule online. In addition, it has engines for:
The Case Management System (CMS) helps people to file documents electronically, reduces delays in civil court cases and improves efficiency by making information more accessible to all parties.
Further, Ministry of Justice launched the legislations ePortal (in Arabic and English) which contains all the general legal texts published in the Official Gazette since the establishment of the UAE in 1971. It also provide access to the following:
- the UAE Legislation (in Arabic)
- the UAE laws in English
- the UAE High Court case decisions (both civil and criminal)
- the consultations of the department of consultations (Fatwa) and legislations of Ministry of Justice
- the International Treaties signed and ratified by the UAE classified by countries and subjects.
Local judicial departments have also adopted eServices for litigants and legal professionals to avail information about all the cases and procedures.