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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​Preparing the general budget and the final account has certain rules that have been set forth in the decree of Federal Law No. 8 of 2011. It also has a unified structure of accounts and a programme-based classification. As for public revenues, the Cabinet issues the rules based upon the minister’s suggestions.

​​ Public revenues were defined in Federal Law No. 1 of 2011 as follows: Federal taxes, fees and returns, fees received by the state for services provided, the share contributed by each emirate in the annual budget of the federal government, the government revenues received from its own properties, money received from fine payments, and ROI of the state. In case of requesting any additional appropriations, the President of the UAE issues a Federal Law in this regard, based on the Minister of Finance proposal, the approval of the Cabinet and ratification of the Supreme Council.

Federal Law by Decree No. 13 of 2016 Concerning the establishment of the Federal Tax Authority

Federal Law No. 20 of 2016 Concerning mortgaging of movable properties as security for debts

Federal Law No. 1 of 2016 Concerning approving additional appropriations for the General Federal Budget and the supplementary budgets of autonomous federal entities for the fiscal year 2015

Federal Law No. 5 of 2015 Concerning linking the General Federal Budget and the supplementary budgets of autonomous federal entities of fiscal year 2015

Approving additional for the General Federal Budget and the supplementary budgets of autonomous federal entities for the fiscal year 2014

Federal Law No. 6 of 2015 Concerning approving additional appropriations for the General Federal Budget and the supplementary budgets of autonomous federal entities for the fiscal year 2014

The Decree of Federal Law No. 8 of 2011 Concerning the rules of the Preparation of the general budget and final account of the federal entities

the federal decree No. (9) for 2016 concerning​ Bankruptcy Law

Federal Law by Decree No. 3 of 2003 and amendments concerning the regulation of the telecommunications sector

Federal Law No. 1 of 2011 concerning the public revenues of the state

Federal law No. 1 of 1979 concerning regulating industrial affairs

Federal Law No. 2 of 2016 Concerning linking the General Federal Budget and the supplementary budgets of autonomous federal entities of the fiscal year 2016​​​

Federal Law No. 6 of 2010 Concerning credit information

Federal Law No. 9 of 2014 amending certain provisions of Federal Law No. 4 of 2002 concerning combating money laundering crimes

Federal Law No. 7 of 2002 Concerning copyrights and neighboring rights

Federal Law No. 8 of 2004 Concerning the financial free zones

​​ Federal Law No. 5 of 1983 concerning nurseries ​​

​​Federal Law by Decree No. 7 of 2011 Concerning the establishment of Emirates Development Bank​ ​​

Federal Law by Decree No. 14 of 2016 Amending certain provisions of Federal Law No. 1 of 1972 Concerning the mandates of ministries and powers of ministers ​​

​​Federal Law by Decree No. 4 of 2007 Concerning the establishment of The Emirates Investment Authority (EIA) ​​

​​Federal Law by Decree No. 8 of 2011 Concerning the rules for preparation of the General Budget and final accounts ​​

Federal Decree No. 28 of 2016 Concerning the formation of the United Arab Emirates Cabinet ​ ​​

Common VAT Agreement of the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council ​ ​​

Excise Tax Agreement of the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council axAgreement​ ​​


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