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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...
Quasi-contract services do not preclude lack of compensation
Law Report 28-04

Services rendered to an aunt by her niece are to be compensated for, even if small amounts of payment were alr...
Maltese Court may still have jurisdiction irrespective of foreign jurisdiction clause
Law Report 21-04

The Maltese Court may have jurisdiction to hear and decide cases where the parties have signed a contract whic...
Works on a pavement may contribute spoliation
Law Report 14-04

Works carried by one of two warring bar owners constituted spoliation of the other bar owner
Joint and Several Liability cannot be presumed
Law Report 07-04

The First Hall of the Civil Court held that joint liability of two debtors has to be proved and not presumed
Hints of acceptance of debt, sufficient to interrupt prescription
Law Report 31-03

The Court of Appeal has held that an email message saying that the debtor will process a payment is sufficient...
Court turns down son’s request to have adoption decree revoked
Law Report 24-03

The First Hall of the Civil Court has ruled that it is not the competent Court to revoke a 1981 adoption
Lidl Immobiliare Malta Limited vs Michael Mifsud Et Noe
Law Report 17-03

The period in which Lidl were allowed to lodge their case started running from the day in which the defendant ...
Pre-existent view of adjacent property does not automatically exclude spoliation
Law Report 10-03

A judge ordered the plaintiffs to be re-instated in the full possession and enjoyment of their property as enj...
Conflicting evidence leads to judgment confirmation
Law Report 03-03

The party asking for a retrial must prove the reason why the case should be heard again
Trademark must be predominant to be exclusive
Law Report 24-02

The 'I Do Weddings' do not cause any confusion of the minds of consumers to identify the product,...