Court orders couple to pay contractor reduced fee for finishes
On 30 September 2013, Mr Justice Joseph Zammit McKeon ordered Mario and Theresa Camilleri to pay a contractor, IVN Holdings Limited, a reduced price for work carried out on their...
A statement may be still given to jurors, even if legal advice not allowed
The Criminal Court concluded in a judgement delivered by Mr Justice Lawrence Quitano on 4 October 2013 in Malta v. Anthony Cachia that, although the accused was not afforded legal...
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

€23,293 deposit ruled refundable, not forfeited ‘kappara’

Court report by Greta Mifsud

Court report by Greta Mifsud

Fraudulent donation contracts thrown out

The Court concluded that the property in question was donated fraudulently and with the intention to prejudice the plaintiff’s rights which emanated from a...

The Court concluded that the property in question was...

When is a foreigner a tourist?

Appeals Court overturns guilty verdict that found a man guilty of renting a flat to a foreigner without an adequate licence.

Appeals Court overturns guilty verdict that found a man...

What’s in a name? The Oktoberfest claim

LBM Breweries failed to prove that the use of the name ‘Oktoberfest’,...

LBM Breweries failed to prove that the use of the name...

Limitations to the acquisition of property by prescription

If one holds property on behalf of someone else, then one cannot acquire it by...

If one holds property on behalf of someone else, then one...