Appeals of Small Claims Tribunal are limited to points of law
A Court of Appeal presiding over a case of Fogg Insurance Agencies Ltd noe v Local Council, Luqa et held that appeals of Small Claims Tribunal are limited to points of...
Legislation failed to protect workers from asbestos
A court held that the legislation concerning workers handling asbestos was not sufficient to protect them and as a result was a breach to their right to life
Notification of judicial letter essential to interrupt prescription

A court has ruled that for prescription to be interrupted, a defendant must be...

A court has ruled that for prescription to be interrupted,...

Employers bound to ensure safety of the workplace

Employers are bound to ensure safety on the workplace, the Court of Appeal said...

Employers are bound to ensure safety on the workplace, the...

Lease taken over by widow is not a sublease

The act of a widow taking over the lease of a butcher shop does not constitute...

The act of a widow taking over the lease of a butcher shop...

Property above and below land belongs to the landowner

Whoever has the ownership of the land has also that of the space above it, and...

Whoever has the ownership of the land has also that of the...

Quasi-contract services do not preclude lack of compensation

Services rendered to an aunt by her niece are to be compensated for, even if...

Services rendered to an aunt by her niece are to be...

Maltese Court may still have jurisdiction irrespective of foreign jurisdiction clause

The Maltese Court may have jurisdiction to hear and decide cases where the parties have signed a contract which indicates another country to have judicial...

The Maltese Court may have jurisdiction to hear and decide...

Works on a pavement may contribute spoliation

Works carried by one of two warring bar owners constituted spoliation of the...

Works carried by one of two warring bar owners constituted...

Joint and Several Liability cannot be presumed

The First Hall of the Civil Court held that joint liability of two debtors has...

The First Hall of the Civil Court held that joint liability...

Hints of acceptance of debt, sufficient to interrupt prescription

The Court of Appeal has held that an email message saying that the debtor will...

The Court of Appeal has held that an email message saying...

Court turns down son’s request to have adoption decree revoked

The First Hall of the Civil Court has ruled that it is not the competent...

The First Hall of the Civil Court has ruled that it is...

Lidl Immobiliare Malta Limited vs Michael Mifsud Et Noe

The period in which Lidl were allowed to lodge their case started running from...

The period in which Lidl were allowed to lodge their case...

Pre-existent view of adjacent property does not automatically exclude spoliation

A judge ordered the plaintiffs to be re-instated in the full possession and enjoyment of their property as enjoyed prior to the installation of this window

A judge ordered the plaintiffs to be re-instated in the...

Conflicting evidence leads to judgment confirmation

The party asking for a retrial must prove the reason why the case should be...

The party asking for a retrial must prove the reason why...

Trademark must be predominant to be exclusive

The 'I Do Weddings' do not cause any confusion of the minds of...

The 'I Do Weddings' do not cause any confusion...

Parties had every right to ask for division of property

Dispute arising between the parties was unfounded as the dividing lines were...

Dispute arising between the parties was unfounded as the...

The elements required in order to prove the offence of judicial or legal perjury

The court held that the accused never intended to obscure the truth or hide that which he was testifying about, and so acquitted him of all charges brought...

The court held that the accused never intended to obscure...

Administrative decision must be notified to applicant and not to lawyer

Article 25 of the Probation Act states that a conditional discharge cannot be considered as a declaration of guilt

Article 25 of the Probation Act states that a conditional...

Civil courts are competent to decide on all civil matters

A Court has held that the First Hall of the Civil Court is competent to decide...

A Court has held that the First Hall of the Civil Court is...

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