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109. Sittings and vacations of the Court of First Instance

(1) Sittings of the Court of First Instance may be held, and other business of the Court of First Instance may be conducted, at any place in the world.
(2) Subject to court procedure rules —
(a) the places at which the Court of First Instance sits outside the Abu Dhabi Global Market;
(b) the days and times when the Court of First Instance sits at any place outside the Abu Dhabi Global Market; and
(c) the manner in which any hearing is to be conducted (including by way of video conference, tele-conference or in person),
shall be determined in accordance with directions by the Chief Justice after consulting the Board.
(3) Court procedure rules may make provision for regulating the vacations to be observed by the Court of First Instance and in the offices of that Court.
(4) Court procedure rules —
(a) may provide for securing such sitting of the Court of First Instance during vacation as the Chief Justice may determine; and
(b) without affecting paragraph (a), shall provide for the transaction during vacation by Judges of the Court of First Instance of all such business in the Court of First Instance as may require to be immediately or promptly transacted.
(5) The Chief Justice may nominate a Judge of the ADGM Courts to exercise his functions under this section.