Since early 2013 to December 2013, the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department has, in coordination with concerned Government entities in Dubai, prepared (123) separate pieces of legislation; being (16) laws, (49) decrees and (9) resolutions issued by His Highness the Ruler of Dubai, (46) Executive Council resolutions and (1) Regulation issued by His Highness the Crown Prince and Chairman of the Executive Council, and (2) administrative resolutions issued by directors of Government entities in Dubai.

 
Key legislation includes: 
 
The Laws:
- Law No. (3) of 2013 Concerning the Dubai Corporation for Festivals and Retail Sector Promotion.
- Law No. (4) of 2013 Concerning Notaries Public in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Law No. (7) of 2013 Concerning the Land Department.
- Law No. (8) of 2013 Concerning the Human Resources Management of Directors General in the Government of Dubai.
- Law No. (9) of 2013 Establishing Al Jalila  Centre for Child Culture.
- Law No. (11) of 2013 Concerning Health Insurance in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Law No. (12) of 2013 Amending Law No. (28) of 2009  Concerning the Appointment of Retirees in Government Entities in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Law No. (13) of 2013 Establishing the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre.
- Law No. (14) of 2013 Amending Law No. (14) of 2009 Concerning the Pricing of Government Services in the Emirate of Dubai.
-  Law No. (15) of 2013 Establishing the Dubai   Corporation for Tourism and Commerce   Marketing.  
-  Law No. (16) of 2013 Establishing the Dubai  Investment Development Corporation.
The Decrees:
- Decree No. (8) of 2013 Establishing Emirates Literature Foundation.
- Decree No. (16) of 2013 Establishing Dubai Appreciation Award for Community Service. 
- Decree No. (17) of 2013 Concerning Licensing and Classification of Hotel Establishments in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Decree No. (21) of 21 Forming a Special Tribunal for Liquidation of Cancelled Real Property Projects in the Emirate of Dubai and Settlement of Related Rights to Same. 
- Decree No. (23) of 2013 Forming the Dubai Design and Fashion Council.
- Decree No. (25) of 2013 Concerning the Event eLicensing and eTicketing System in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Decree No. (26) of 2013 Concerning the Centre for Resolution of Rent Disputes in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Decree No. (29) of 2013 Appointing a Deputy to the Chief of Police and Public Security in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Decree No. (30) of 2013 Amending Decree No. (34) of 2009 Forming a Special Tribunal to Resolve the Financial Situation of the Debtor, Abed Ramadan Abdullah Saeed  Raiee Al Boom.
- Decree No. (31) of 2013 Appointing the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Al Jalila Centre for Child Culture.
- Decree No. (41) of 2013 Regulating the Activity of Leasing Holiday Homes in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Decree No. (43) of 2013 Determining Rent Increases for Real Property in the Emirate of Dubai.
-  Decree No. (49) of 2013 Forming the  Preparatory Committee of World Expo 2020.

The Executive Council Resolution:
- Executive Council Resolution No. (9) of 2013 Adopting Fees of the Roads and Transport Authority.
- Executive Council Resolution No. (11) of 2013 Issuing the Implementing Bylaw of Law No. (11) of 2010 Concerning the Licensing of Vessels in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Executive Council Resolution No. (15) of 2013 Regulating Grant of Work-related Allowance to the Government of Dubai Employees.
- Executive Council Resolution No. (16) of 2013 Concerning Health Insurance of the Government of Dubai Employees.
- Executive Council Resolution No. (17) of 2013 Regulating Work between the Government of Dubai and the General Pension and Social Security Authority.
- Executive Council Resolution No. No. (18) of 2013 Approving Dubai Municipality Fees for Planning Transactions and Billboard Permits.
- Executive Council Resolution No. (23) of 2013 Regulating Supplementary Information Signs on the Roads of the Emirate of Dubai.
- Executive Council Resolution No. (25) of 2013 Concerning Mosques and Religious Activities in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Executive Council Resolution No. (26) of 2013 Concerning Charity Associations, Quran Memorisation Centres and Islamic Foundations in the Emirate of Dubai.
- Executive Council Resolution No. (27) of 2013 Regulating Part-time Employment at the Government of Dubai.
- Executive Council Resolution No. (30) of 2013 Adopting the Land Department Fees.​