Federal Supreme Council Resolution regarding the Constitutional Amendment No. 1 of 1996
The Federation supreme council,
After perusing the Federation Temporary Constitution and the approval of the Cabinet,
And based on what was considered by the Federation supreme Council and approved by the cabinet and the Federal National Council and certified by the Federation Supreme Council,
The word “Temporary" is to be canceled from the United Arab Emirates Constitution wherever it is.
Abu Dhabi City is the Capital of the Federation.
Any text or provision contrary to this amendment is canceled.
This constitutional amendment shall be applicable as of the date of issuance thereof and published in the official gazette .
Zayed bin sultan Al – Nhayan
President of United Arab Emirates
Issued by us at the Presidential palace in Abu Dhabi,
On: 22 nd Rajab 1417 Hijiri
Corresponding to :2 nd Dec. 1996