Court costs may be apportioned amongst the parties
The Court may apportion the court costs of a case to both parties and not necessarily to the party that lost the case
Country to The Hague Convention is a stumbling block for children to travel
If a child travels with one of the parents to a country not a signatory to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of Child Abduction, the other parent may not be reunited with...
Re-discussing an agreement does not terminate that agreement

If one party to agreement wants to re-discuss any terms, the agreement is still...

If one party to agreement wants to re-discuss any terms,...

Endorsed bills of exchange have to be paid irrespective of underlying obligations

The law makes a difference between endorsed bills of exchange and those which are not endorsed

The law makes a difference between endorsed bills of...

Payment of deposit in civil appeals is essential

The payment of a deposit before the first sitting of an appeal is essential as...

The payment of a deposit before the first sitting of an...

Authorities may limit licences to ensure safety

Transport Malta was justified to limit the berthing of a water sports vessel to...

Transport Malta was justified to limit the berthing of a...

Not all decisions from the Medical Council may be appealed from

Appeals from the Medical Council can take place only if it concerns the...

Appeals from the Medical Council can take place only if it...

Although Lands Authority took their time, they did it correctly

The Lands Authority have a legal duty to decide on all aspects of public...

The Lands Authority have a legal duty to decide on all...

No legal definitions of negligent driving and dangerous driving

Although there is no legal definition of what negligent driving and...

Although there is no legal definition of what negligent...

Debtor must prove set-off if it is being claimed

If a debtor claims that the debt is paid through a set-off then it is the...

If a debtor claims that the debt is paid through a set-off...

Cruelty in marriage has its consequences

Proven physical and psychological violence in marriage is a cause for separation and the court has the discretion to apply a number of sanctions

Proven physical and psychological violence in marriage is a...

Cruelty in marriage has its consequences

Proved physical and psychological violence in marriage is a cause for separation and the court has the discretion apply a number of sanctions

Proved physical and psychological violence in marriage is a...

Non fulfilment of obligations may result in damages

Damages may ensue as a consequence when someone fails to fulfil his or her...

Damages may ensue as a consequence when someone fails to...

On last day of work, one can apply to Industrial Tribunal

The four-month period in which a former employee may file an Industrial...

The four-month period in which a former employee may file...

Authorities have an obligation to assist the public

uthorities are bound at law to give all vital information to the public in...

uthorities are bound at law to give all vital information...

Civil Court has competence to hear issues dealing with commercial rural leases

The Civil Court have jurisdiction to decide cases concerning commercial leases irrespective if the property may be in a rural zone

The Civil Court have jurisdiction to decide cases...

Suspended sentence cannot be awarded in certain circumstances

The Court of Criminal Appeal switched the punishment of a person who was first...

The Court of Criminal Appeal switched the punishment of a...

The three principles of criminal punishment explained

When awarding a punishment in criminal cases, the courts have to keep in mind...

When awarding a punishment in criminal cases, the courts...

Court accepts and explains defence of provocation

The Court of Criminal Appeal overturned a conviction of a mother, since the...

The Court of Criminal Appeal overturned a conviction of a...

Court has wide powers to appoint company administrator

The Companies Act allows the Court to have a wide discretion to appoint...

The Companies Act allows the Court to have a wide...