Malcolm
Mifsud

Malcolm Mifsud is a partner at Mifsud & Associates.

Court requires ‘best proof’ of the contestation of a debt alleged by a government authority
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This was decreed by Magistrate Dr Francis Depasquale in the case of Automated...
Surname change from foreign ‘deed poll’ effected in Malta subject to proof
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Once the defendant received the original marriage certificate and registered...
Six-month period on unjust administrative decision cannot be interrupted or suspended
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Plaintiff claimed that the administrative decision leading to the termination...
If there is no fraud, the best evidence rule should apply on the quantum of a claim
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The Court held that although there is a difference between the valuation of a...
Knowledge of spoliation is sufficient
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The defendant need not be the person who carried out the spoliation, but the...
A hint of acceptance of a debt interrupts prescription
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In their application V&C held that it is owed €49996.15 by Tlata...
No need of interpretation when the wording of a contract is clear
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The Court does not need to try to interpret an agreement, when the wording is...
Prescription period for compensation of works between parts, commences upon split
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Whosoever, without a just cause, enriches himself to the detriment of others...
Unclear claims may be deduced from premises
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Although a claim listed in an application may be unclear, other premises...
A bank guarantee is an autonomous obligation
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A bank guarantee is intended to allow comfort for the bank to be paid for...
Extension of contract means an increase in payment
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The Court of Appeal ruled that even though there is a fixed price contract, if...
Couple responsible for damages irrespective of subsequent separation
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In a Court of Appeal judgement delivered on 11 December 2017, in Romina Sah...
Discrimination is the difference in treatment of the same situation
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In a judgment delivered on 5 December in Mark Muscat v HSBC, it was held...
Rent Regulation Board, not the courts, is competent to hear all cases concerning rent
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The First Hall of Civil Court decided it was not competent to hear cases...
Court removes parental authority from disinterested father
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A judgement delivered on 21 November in LB v Dr Christopher Chircop and PL L...
Party cannot be in default if time period within which to reply has not elapsed
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In a family law dispute named AB v CB, the plaintiffs asked the court to remove...
Parties may compete with different titles over the same properties
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In a judgement delivered in Joseph Camilleri and Michael Camilleri v John Mary...
The repossession of a property must be clearly mentioned as an action of spoliation
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Arnaud's mother lived in a property in Valletta but once she passed away,...
When a customer tells a service provider to stop, it means stop
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The Small Claims Tribunal ruled that with the expiration of a TV contract, it...
Our faith in the institutions
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The fact there is so much mistrust in the institutions has turned into the...