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The Private Residential Leases Act, 2019

by Senior Associate – Dr Carlos Bugeja Yesterday, Parliament approved the new Private Residential Leases Act, 2019, providing for new laws regulating lease, and formally described as an Act “.. to promote the development of the private rented sector by ensuring standards of fairness, clarity…

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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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