Court blocks construction works pending title claim
The First Hall of the Civil Courts upheld a request to issue a warrant of prohibitory injunction to block any demolition and construction work in an adjacent property until its...
Judge lays down the rules for parents
In a judgment delivered by Mr Justice Noel Cuschieri on 31 January, the Civil Courts (Family Section) awarded a mother the care and custody of her son even though there was...
When it is your right to cause an inconvenience

The court held that although rabbits were being kept in a garage in a complex...

The court held that although rabbits were being kept in a...

A doctor is not necessarily responsible for the result of an intervention

The First Court of Civil Courts decided that a medical doctor and a private hospital were not responsible for the rupture of the shoulder of a baby during...

The First Court of Civil Courts decided that a medical...

When a wife is not responsible for her husband’s debts

Mr Justice Anthony Ellul ruled on 1 November 2013 in the case Emanuel Spiteri...

Mr Justice Anthony Ellul ruled on 1 November 2013 in the...

Legacy is transferred upon death of testator

Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti decided on 12 November 2013 that a legatee has a right...

Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti decided on 12 November 2013 that a...

A judgement is no certificate

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 26 September 2013 decided that an action cannot be instituted if its intention is that the court merely issues a...

The First Hall of the Civil Court on 26 September 2013...

When a Bill of Exchange is due for payment

The First Hall of the Civil Courts in its judgment delivered on 19 September...

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

Deportation order did not breach fundamental human rights - Joseph Mizzi

On 12 April 2013 the First Hall Civil Court, Constitutional Jurisdiction, presided over by Honourable Justice Mr Gino Camilleri in the case Saaidia Chabab vs...

On 12 April 2013 the First Hall Civil Court, Constitutional...

Deportation order did not breach fundamental human rights

On 12 April 2013 the First Hall Civil Court, Constitutional Jurisdiction,...

On 12 April 2013 the First Hall Civil Court, Constitutional...

Shareholders can purchase their arrested vessel

In a court decree, Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti authorised the private sale of an...

In a court decree, Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti authorised the...

Prohibitory injunction turned down because of alternative sufficient remedy

Warrant of prohibitory injunction is intended to block someone from doing something which would cause prejudice and damages

Warrant of prohibitory injunction is intended to block...

If there is sufficient guarantee, a precautionary warrant may be removed

Court pointed out that at the stage when warrants are filed, the court examines the claim on a prima facie level.

Court pointed out that at the stage when warrants are...

Constitutional Court is not for appeals but to ensure fair hearings

A constitutional action should not be used to appeal a judicial and...

A constitutional action should not be used to appeal a...

If you plead guilty, you accept the punishment awarded
Directors personally held responsible for company’s failings

Company failed to provided minimum level of safety for man who died in Libya.

Company failed to provided minimum level of safety for man...

Defendant gaming companies dissolved and consequently wound up

Plaintiff wanted court to dissolve and wind up gaming companies.

Plaintiff wanted court to dissolve and wind up gaming...

The taxman’s notice counts, even if you’re not home to get it

The Magistrate’s Court decided on 8 July 2013 that a Notice of Liquation sent...

The Magistrate’s Court decided on 8 July 2013 that a...

Even after selling car, licensee is responsible for payment of licences

Vehicle licensee is ultimately responsible for payment of past licences, even if car was sold to another person.

Vehicle licensee is ultimately responsible for payment of...

Court decides to recognise wisdom of technical expert

Court report by Joseph Mizzi

Court report by Joseph Mizzi