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Court rules that articles of law need not necessarily be mentioned at the conclusion of a judgment
Law Report 18-08

A judgment is not null and void if the Court fails to mention all the articles of law in its conclusion, but are mentioned in other parts of the judgment

No revocation of garnishee order if filed correctly
Law Report 11-08

If a garnishee order is filed according to law, then it should not be revoked, a court has ruled
Allegation of payment must be proved
Law Report 04-08

In the case where a plaintiff is seeking payment and the defendant alleges that the debt has been paid, the de...
Vicarious liability in charge sheet must be indicated
Law Report 28-07

A person who is being charged with a crime committed when holding a position in a company, must have this...
No need of judicial acts before appeals before Administrative Review Tribunal
Law Report 21-07

The Administrative Review Tribunal turned down a plea from the Ministry of Education that judicial acts should...
Police statement dismissed as hearsay evidence unless corroborated in court
Law Report 14-07

A magistrate’s court held that a statement given to the police which was not corroborated by a...
Every EU State must apply directives in conformity with the individual EU member state’s law
Law Report 07-07

When the Maltese Parliament transposes a Directive in the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (Regulat...
Appeals of Small Claims Tribunal are limited to points of law
Law Report 30-06

A Court of Appeal presiding over a case of Fogg Insurance Agencies Ltd noe v Local Council, Luqa et held ...
Legislation failed to protect workers from asbestos
Law Report 23-06

A court held that the legislation concerning workers handling asbestos was not sufficient to protect them...
Actions must be filed within the prescribed time
Law Report 16-06

A court turned down an action which was instituted after a 20-day period stipulated by Article 466 of the...
Confusion in products is unfair competition
Law Report 09-06

The fact that one gas distributor also filled the gas cylinders of competitors caused confusion to consumers a...
Documentary evidence must be produced
Law Report 02-06

It is not sufficient for a witness to simply testify on a document if it is not produced in court
Notification of judicial letter essential to interrupt prescription
Law Report 26-05

A court has ruled that for prescription to be interrupted, a defendant must be notified of the judicial act, w...
Employers bound to ensure safety of the workplace
Law Report 19-05

Employers are bound to ensure safety on the workplace, the Court of Appeal said in its recent judgement
Lease taken over by widow is not a sublease
Law Report 12-05

The act of a widow taking over the lease of a butcher shop does not constitute a sublease
Property above and below land belongs to the landowner
Law Report 05-05

Whoever has the ownership of the land has also that of the space above it, and of everything on or over or und...