Strong evidence required to prove a right
The court took the impression that in order to create a right in 2001, Gauci occupied the land and after six years from the application, tried to take more land by amending the...
No need of court case, once contract solves the differences
The First Hall of the Civil Court decided that once parties to a legal action have concluded their differences in a contract, the court case can become futile
What is clear does not need any interpretation

The change of President takes place every five years and ‘an exceptional...

The change of President takes place every five years and...

Company blocks transfer of licence to competitor

The applicant must prove prima facie that it has a right to protect and that if...

The applicant must prove prima facie that it has a right to...

Civil procedures cannot be used to block criminal proceedings

This order was made to protect the interests of the applicant company, since it...

This order was made to protect the interests of the...

Court protects shareholder by appointing a director on company board

The mere fact that a shareholder is not represented on the board of directors...

The mere fact that a shareholder is not represented on the...

Small Claims Tribunal decision overturned

The court concluded that Baldacchino was to be paid the amount of money due to...

The court concluded that Baldacchino was to be paid the...

Seller has to pay for latent defects

The defendant was found responsible for paying damages together with the difference in price for an apartment because it suffered from latent defects at...

The defendant was found responsible for paying damages...

Authority ordered to issue Senglea extension

An application for structural alterations together with a roof extension on a...

An application for structural alterations together with a...

False criminal report and calumnious accusations are separate offences

A court presided by Magistrate Joseph Mifsud explained that the charges of a false criminal report and calumnious accusations may be factually similar,...

A court presided by Magistrate Joseph Mifsud explained...

Judgements should be a final decision

Mary Gauci failed in her obligation to prove that Media Today had been notified that the business was being carried out by a commercial company and not in...

Mary Gauci failed in her obligation to prove that...

Court lists elements to find accused guilty of fraud

The Magistrates Court in Gozo found Victor Camilleri guilty of fraud,...

The Magistrates Court in Gozo found Victor Camilleri guilty...

Evidence cannot be produced in submissions

From the evidence the court concluded that the bones of contention were that...

From the evidence the court concluded that the bones of...

An action of spoliation is one of public order

The Court held that the plaintiff did not have a right to an action of...

The Court held that the plaintiff did not have a right to...

Property is deemed to be commercial if complementary to the principal business

The board commented that in this case the discontinued conversion took place 12 years before the applicants filed their action in court

The board commented that in this case the discontinued...

Contractor has to make good for damage to State and private property

The Court observed that the tender included a number of conditions, obliging...

The Court observed that the tender included a number of...

Court corrects child’s surname

A number of witnesses confirmed that they heard the plaintiffs discuss the issue of the surname and had intended to register their child’s surname...

A number of witnesses confirmed that they heard the...

Tribunal asks developer to scale down development

Residences without a street frontage were permitted in the old policies

Residences without a street frontage were permitted in the...

Correct notification is essential for EU tax enforcement procedure

A Court revoked an enforcement decree since it was issued before the...

A Court revoked an enforcement decree since it was...

Eviction request: appeals should be filed within time prescribed by law

The Constitutional Court turned down an appeal from a partial judgement since it was filed beyond the obligatory 20 days

The Constitutional Court turned down an appeal from a...