Payment of deposit in civil appeals is essential
The payment of a deposit before the first sitting of an appeal is essential as it guarantees the court expenses, without which the appeal will be deemed to have been deserted
Authorities may limit licences to ensure safety
Transport Malta was justified to limit the berthing of a water sports vessel to one bay, since the safety requirements dictated this
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...

Adoption does not block a declaration of who is the natural father

A father was declared the natural father of a minor child, irrespective of the...

A father was declared the natural father of a minor child,...

No need to ask for premises to be vacated, immediately after Court auction

When a property is purchased by court auction, there is no need that the eviction of the property takes place before or immediately after it is purchased

When a property is purchased by court auction, there is no...

Garnishee order may change if circumstances change

A garnishee order may be revoked in whole or in part if the circumstances of...

A garnishee order may be revoked in whole or in part if the...

Structural alternatives in rented properties do not necessarily result in termination of the lease

Those structural alternations in rented property which are required does not necessarily mean that the lease will be terminated

Those structural alternations in rented property which are...

Not all roads are government property

The fact that the government puts asphalt on a private road, does not convert the road into public property

The fact that the government puts asphalt on a private...

Court should limit itself to claims

The civil court should always follow its procedure, even if a constitutional law issue is raised

The civil court should always follow its procedure, even if...