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Electronic Signatures

Electronic Signatures

by Dr Edric Micallef Figallo – Associate Our law regulates electronic signatures mainly through Regulation (EU) No 910/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market and repealing…

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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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COVID-19 – Legal Lockdown (Part VII)

COVID-19 – Legal Lockdown (Part VII)

Yesterday, the Government published Legal Notice 111 of 2020, the ‘Protection of Vulnerable Persons Order, 2020’. By means of this legal notice, the Superintendent of Public Health, ordered those categories of persons subsequently listed as ‘vulnerable persons’, are to remain segregated in their residence. These…

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Pandemics and the Legal Profession

Pandemics and the Legal Profession

by Dr Edric Micallef Figallo – Associate COVID-19 has plagued the world with pandemic violence, a pandemic so declared by the World Health Organization (WHO). On Wednesday 11th March 2020, WHO Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus declared that “WHO has been assessing this outbreak…

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COVID-19 – Act X of 2020

COVID-19 – Act X of 2020

by Dr Renè Darmanin – Junior Associate A few minutes ago, Parliament enacted Act X of 2020, by which several amendments to the Public Health Act – Chapter 465 of the Laws of Malta were implemented. This article intends to highlight the most prominent amendments…

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