• PART 1 PART 1 — Introduction

    • 1. Application

      These Rules apply to a judicial office holder.

    • 2. The Abu Dhabi Global Market Judicial Conduct Investigations Bureau

      (1) The Board must, with the agreement of the Chief Justice, designate officials for the purpose of performing functions under these Rules.
      (2) Officials designated by the Board under paragraph (1) are known collectively as the Abu Dhabi Global Market Judicial Conduct Investigations Bureau (the "Bureau").
      (3) The Bureau may undertake such enquiries as are necessary for it to perform its functions under these Rules or under any rules made under these Rules.
      (4) The Bureau may provide advice to any person regarding the application and interpretation of these Rules and any rules made under these Rules.
      (5) For the purpose of paragraph (4), advice may include advice regarding any proposed disciplinary action.
      (6) The Bureau may provide administrative assistance to a nominated judge, an investigating judge or a disciplinary panel in relation to the exercise of their functions under these Rules or rules made under these Rules.

    • 3. Measurement of time for doing an act

      In these Rules, the time for doing any act in response to a notification, invitation or request ("the document") starts on the day that corresponds to the method of delivery used in relation to the notification, invitation or request shown on the table below.

      Method of delivery Starting day
      Any postal method which provides for delivery on the next business day. The second business day after the day on which the document was posted.
      Any postal method which provides for delivery any time after the next business day. The third business day after the day on which the document was posted.
      Delivering the document to or leaving it at a permitted address. If it is delivered to or left at the permitted address on a business day before 5pm, that day; or if delivered at, or after, 5pm, the next business day.
      E-mail or other electronic method. If an e-mail or other electronic transmission is sent on a business day before 5pm, that day; or, if an email or other electronic transmission is sent at, or after, 5pm, the next business day.