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COVID-19 – Court Registry Tariffs

COVID-19 – Court Registry Tariffs

By Dr Mary Rose Micallef – Junior Associate Yesterday, the Maltese Department of Information published Legal Notice 137 of 2020, namely “Code of Organization and Civil Procedure (Amendment of Schedule A) Regulations, 2020”. This legal notice is to be read in conjunction with Schedule A…

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Court Closure

Court Closure

The Minister of Justice has announced that as of Monday 16 March 2020, and until further notice, the courts of justice will be closed. The courts shall however retain the power to order the hearing of certain cases, particularly those of an urgent nature. We…

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Christmas and the Law

by Dr Carlos Bugeja – Senior Associate The Christmas of 1843 was part great and part horrible for the good old Charles John Huffam Dickens, commonly known as Charles Dickens. On one end, he published the ever so famous ‘Christmas Carol’, selling out six thousand…

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Haunted Houses and the Law

by Dr Carlos Bugeja – Senior Associate Article 1424 of the Civil Code obliges someone selling something to warrant the thing sold against any latent (hidden) defects which render it unfit for the use for which it is intended, or which diminish its value to…

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The Forensic Year

by Dr Carlos Bugeja – Senior Associate Every year on this day (1 October), members of the judiciary, lawyers and legal procurators gather, and a celebratory sitting is held at Hall 22 at the Maltese Courts of Justice in Valletta, to mark the ‘opening’ of…

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