- Friday, 25 April 2014 1:22 AM
- The UAE has approved a new draft law banning the use of illegal substances in the country's horseracing and equestrian industries.
A Federal National Council committee, which oversees foreign affairs, planning, petroleum, mineral wealth, agriculture and fisheries, said it has revised and approved the law, which is part of the UAE's Vision 2021, news agency WAM reported.
The legislation incorporates stricter provisions to combat the circulation and use of banned substances in the UAE and will work towards ensuring that international standards on doping are being met
Representatives from the Ministry of Water and Environment, the National Anti-Doping Committee, UAE Racing Authority and the Emiri Court in Dubai were also present at the meeting.
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Thursday, April 24, 2014
UAE approves draft law to criminalise horse doping
By Andy Sambidge