Court upholds garnishee, but reduces amount
The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided by Ms Justice Lorraine Schembri Orland, on 16 July, 2015 in Maria Azzopardi et -v- Saviour Pisani and Swieqi Investments Limited...
Court turns down judicial review case because of non-observance of 10-day rule
The Court decided on 13 August, 2015 in Corinne Ward -v- Foundation for Medical Services and the Chief Government Medical Officer that it could not proceed with the case because...
Subsidiaries awarded by authorities are not economic activities in terms of competition rules

The Competition and Consumer Appeal Tribunal presided by Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti held in a judgement on 19 May, 2015 that subsidiaries given by public...

The Competition and Consumer Appeal Tribunal presided by Mr...

Lack of signature of one spouse does not annul an agreement

The First Hall of the Civil Courts held that although a wife did not sign a...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts held that although a...

Court allows correction of surname in birth certificate

A court ordered that a birth certificate be amended following the...

A court ordered that a birth certificate be amended...

Court declares commercial agreement as time barred

The first hall of the civil courts on 4 May, 2015 in Edward Pavia & EMA Ltd...

The first hall of the civil courts on 4 May, 2015 in Edward...

Constitutional Court has jurisdiction to hear eviction case

The First Hall of the Civil Courts in its constitutional jurisdiction held that...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts in its constitutional...

Penalty clause must be applied according to the principles of equity

The Magistrates Court in Gozo decided that a penalty clause in a contract of...

The Magistrates Court in Gozo decided that a penalty clause...

Tribunal revokes Competition Office order

The Competition and Consumer Appeals Tribunal annulled an order of the Office...

The Competition and Consumer Appeals Tribunal annulled an...

Administrative Tribunal orders refund of VAT following a revision of business model

The Administrative Review Tribunal on 30 March, 2015 ruled that the VAT Department must overturn its decision not to give a VAT refund, after the owner of a...

The Administrative Review Tribunal on 30 March, 2015 ruled...

Probation is not excluded for long-serving prisoners

The Court of Criminal Appeal in Il-Pulizija –v- Alfred Bugeja and Clive...

The Court of Criminal Appeal in Il-Pulizija –v-...

Holder of bills of exchange may take legal action

The First Hall of the Civil Court ruled that the holder of bills of exchange is...

The First Hall of the Civil Court ruled that the holder of...

Judge dismisses challenge

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 13 March, 2015 dismissed a plea that challenged the judge presiding the case Martin Cassano v Alessandro sive Sandro...

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 13 March, 2015...

Court declares it has no jurisdiction to decide on rent due

Magistrate Francesco Depasquale held that the court was not competent at law to...

Magistrate Francesco Depasquale held that the court was not...

Court confirms that case was already decided

The Court of Appeal, composed of Chief Justice Silvio Camilleri, Mr Justice G....

The Court of Appeal, composed of Chief Justice Silvio...

Court allows daughter to retain mother’s surname after father recognises her at 15 years old

The Civil Court (Family Section) in a judgement on 29 October, 2014 allowed a 15-year-old daughter to retain her mother’s surname, even though her father...

The Civil Court (Family Section) in a judgement on 29...

Tribunal rules it is competent to decide on claims deriving from leases

A Small Claims Tribunal presided by Dr Censu Galea, in Anthony and Mary Dolores Montebello -v- Falk Lindner and Jaynell Lindner, held on 17 February that...

A Small Claims Tribunal presided by Dr Censu Galea, in...

Heirs block testamentary executor

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 9 February, 2015 upheld a request to block a testamentary executor from carrying out his duties in lieu of a pending court...

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 9 February, 2015...

Court divides price of ship among creditors

Mr Justice Joseph Azzopardi, in the case Dr Kris Borg -v- Piraeus Bank AE et on...

Mr Justice Joseph Azzopardi, in the case Dr Kris Borg -v-...

DNA establishes paternity of child

A man proved that he is the natural father of a child in a DNA test, and also by confirming that he fathered the child.

A man proved that he is the natural father of a child...