The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee (SLC) in Dubai concluded its ‘Legislative Week 2021’ with two workshops titled “3D printing” and “the extent of responsibility for concealing communicable diseases” as part of its efforts to enrich knowledge and inculcate the best practices. The legislative process is based on innovative mechanisms that ensure the highest levels of flexibility to keep pace with the ongoing preparations for the next fifty years.
The event was organized from November 14 to 18, 2021. The concluding day witnessed a wide participation of legal officers and experts from local government entities and law students from various universities in the UAE.
Ahmed bin Meshar Al Muhairi, Secretary General of the SLC said that the fifth and final day of the ‘Legislative Week 2021’ dealt with regulating the use of 3D printing technology in construction work and the responsibility of concealing communicable diseases as one of the most important issues affecting the future of legislation in light of the acceleration of technological development and in conjunction with international efforts to confront the COVID-19 pandemic.
He also added that the two workshops witnessed in-depth discussions on the prospects for the manufacture of future legislation that would update the regulatory frameworks for new sectors, such as the use of 3D printing in the field of construction, as it is one of Dubai’s most promising industries, as well as laying the legal and legislative foundations to ensure public health.
Badr Abdullah Al Ali Qanooni, presented the workshop on the use of 3D printing technology in construction works. The second workshop focused on shedding light on the legal responsibility resulting from concealing communicable diseases. Counselor Dr. Faisal Hassan Al-Omari from the General Secretariat of the SLC along with Dr. Hana Saleh Salama from the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) discussed the extent of the danger of communicable diseases to the health of the community, and the proactive efforts of the UAE in combating these diseases.