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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...
Court rules that flat owner had no right to place water tank on roof
Law Report 18-07

Mr Justice Anthony Ellul on 4 July, 2014 in Christopher and Marisa Galea v Emanuel and Maria Concetta Spiteri ...
Court blocks disciplinary procedure upon breach of human rights claims
Law Report 11-07

The First Hall of the Civil Court ruled that it is competent to issue a warrant of prohibitory injunction agai...
Requisitioned property not given to owners in the public interest
Law Report 04-07

In a judgement delivered on Monday, 23 June, 2014 the court held that the fact that the original tenant of the...
The law precludes reactivation of a registered partnership
Law Report 27-06

On June 17, 2014 the First Hall of the Civil Court held that the court is precluded from reactivating a regist...
Misleading government forms allow applicant an exemption on registration tax
Law Report 20-06

The applicant asked the Tribunal to overturn the Chairman’s decision and allow an exemption from payment...