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High sulphur content in gasoil justifies seizure
Law Report 31-10

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 21 October, 2014 turned down a request calling on it to order the Customs...
Damages awarded following eviction
Law Report 24-10

The First Hall of the Civil Court awarded damages to the owners of rural land and a farmhouse following the ev...
Court qualifies audited accounts
Law Report 17-10

The court ordered a company to pay its former pharmacist after it concluded that the audited accounts did not ...
Courts may hear disputes, irrespective of arbitration clause
Law Report 10-10

The courts may hear and decide upon disputes between parties of an agreement even though the agreement says th...
Court orders son to be returned to the UK
Law Report 03-10

The Court ordered that a young boy be taken back to his ordinary residence in England, after he travelled to M...
Court allows liquidation of a company
Law Report 26-09

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 15 September, 2014 appointed a liquidator to prepare and register the liq...
The onus of proof in electricity theft is shifted on to the defendant
Law Report 19-09

The Magistrates’ Court ruled on 21 August that in electricity theft the law shifts the onus of proof on ...
Debtor will have to pay interest and judicial costs
Law Report 12-09

If a debtor does not show that there was a valid reason not to pay a debt, then the debtor should pay interest...
Court blocks private sale of arrested vessel
Law Report 05-09

The First Hall of the Civil Court did not allow a company to purchase a vessel held in Malta after it incurred...
Tribunal should not hide its expert
Law Report 29-08

The Court of Appeal ruled on 11 August, 2014 that a tribunal may make use of an expert, so as long as it is in...
Matrimonial home is no guarantee for garnishee order in separation proceedings
Law Report 22-08

The Family Court turned down a request to withdraw a garnishee order between spouses since the husband was giv...
Court sends relapser to jail
Law Report 15-08

A court sent a relapser to prison after he was accused of theft, to which he pleaded guilty.
Agency uses wrong procedure to collect a refund
Law Report 08-08

The First Hall of the Civil Court ruled that Article 466 of the Code of Organisation and Civil Procedure shoul...
Defendant had no legal title to use the property
Law Report 01-08

On 18 July, 2014, the Court of Appeal in its Superior Jurisdiction confirmed a judgement given by the First Ha...
Court rejects claim that violence led to donation contract
Law Report 25-07

The Magistrates’ Court in Gozo held that for a contract to be annulled due to violence, the threats have...