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Drug trafficking also attracts the death penalty; refer to the section on drugs for more information.
Common law relationships, homosexuality, cross-dressing, adultery, and all of these are subject to severe punishment, including imprisonment and deportation, and for Muslim travellers, a high probability of corporal punishment as well.
In keeping with this attitude, equipment such as satellite phones, radio transmitters, listening or recording devices, powerful cameras with a zoom lens, binoculars or telescopes which may be legal elsewhere, may require a licence of use in the UAE, so be sure to check if that is the case.
They don't like fraud all that much in the UAE and to prove it, bouncing a cheque or non-payment of a bill (including hotel bills) is taken very seriously and once again, can result in imprisonment and/or a fine.
If you're not sure what dress style is appropriate, have a look at what the local people are wearing and ask for some advice.
This is VERY important in Sharjah and Ajman where Shariah law is strictly enforced.
Just to be clear, yes, sex between unmarried couples is considered illegal in the UAE.
This legal attitude extends to even minor public displays of affection such as holding hands and kissing in public which are socially unacceptable in the UAE and there have been arrests for such behaviour.
Taking photos of people (particularly women) you haven't met before and who haven't given you their permission is illegal and can lead to arrest or fines.Non-residents of the UAE arrested for fraud are not usually eligible for bail, and convicted debtors usually have to remain in jail until the debt is either paid or waived.Be careful if you plan on any recreational boating or fishing near the island of Abu Musa, located approximately 30 kilometres from Dubai.Of course there'd be no tourism industry at all if there weren't slightly different rules in the confines of the western hotels, but even there, don't go overboard!Bearing all of this in mind, it should come as no surprise that as in many other Middle Eastern countries you should dress conservatively and that there are laws governing this.Taking photos of government buildings which have signs prohibiting photography is an extremely bad move, very illegal and can lead to imprisonment, fines and general unpleasantness.Any form of hobby that involves cameras, binoculars or telescopes may well be misunderstood by military or police officials if practiced anywhere near a government building, military site or airport.Of course, by misunderstood I mean they may arrest you, confiscate your equipment and wonder what it was you found so interesting about their military base.So, leave the bird watching or plane spotting for places where you're less liable to look like youre up to something dodgy basically.This may even include a simply discussion of over faiths and people have been deported for just that reason, even when they didn't think they were preaching at all.So while you may think that you're discussing the benefits of the latest Bikram Yoga class, they may classify that as preaching the benefits of Hinduism.