Warrant issued due to actual fear of flight of minor from Malta
The Family Court has issue a warrant not allowing a minor to travel due to a real fear that the father would take the child aboard without the consent of the mother
Court may revoke a precautionary warrant and order the payment of damages if filed vexatiously
The right to the remedies created by law cease where the abuse of such rights begin... whoever acts in bad faith should be condemned to pay damages
Person responsible for damages due to bounced cheques

The First Hall of the Civil Courts ordered man to pay damages after he...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts ordered man to pay...

Appeal is null if there is no request to revoke or reform first judgement

Mr Justice Anthony Ellul presiding over the Court of Appeal, held that an appeal in Bank of Valletta plc vs the Data Protection Commissioner and Malta Public...

Mr Justice Anthony Ellul presiding over the Court of...

Court awards damages following works in adjacent property

The Court concluded that once the damages were caused, the contractors who...

The Court concluded that once the damages were caused, the...

Conditions of contracts are applicable on all parties

Parties to a contract are bound by the conditions they agree to when signing

Parties to a contract are bound by the conditions they...

Joint care and custody can be given, even if the child resides abroad

A father can have joint custody of his son even if the mother and son live...

A father can have joint custody of his son even if the...

Partial deprivation of right to property still breach of human rights

Partial deprivation of one’s interest in or right over his own property...

Partial deprivation of one’s interest in or right...

Medical evidence crucial in HIV contamination case

An alleged HIV infection took place in 2012, but the only test carried out by...

An alleged HIV infection took place in 2012, but the only...

Late shipment leads to revocation of contract

The First Hall of the Civil Courts agreed to rescind a contract after the...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts agreed to rescind a...

Court of Criminal Appeal unconvinced by prosecution’s version of events

The Court of Criminal Appeal upheld an appeal lodged by former employers, claiming that it was unconvinced with the complainant’s version in her testimony

The Court of Criminal Appeal upheld an appeal lodged by...

Court pinpoints offence  for using false card at an ATM

These persons were taking money directly from personal accounts of individuals...

These persons were taking money directly from personal...

Judge gives the history of the Courts’ summer recess

The Court held that the Code does not make any reference to when the recess...

The Court held that the Code does not make any reference to...

Employer has to verify resignation claim when alleged by third party

In this case the Tribunal held that an employer’s failure to confirm...

In this case the Tribunal held that an...

Shortfalls in appraisement of property do not result in the suspension of a judicial sale by auction

The said provision of the law states that in the valuation of immovable property the experts shall include a description of the property stating the burdens,...

The said provision of the law states that in the valuation...

Criminal inconvenience must be grave, continuous and intense

Usta was accused of operating a loud speaker, gramophone, amplifier etc and...

Usta was accused of operating a loud speaker, gramophone,...

Prohibitory injunction upheld only if it protects right

The Court turned down the application to issue the warrant...

The Court turned down the application to issue the...

Constitutional Court confirms unjust nature of band club rental laws, raises compensation sums

his case was an appeal by the defendants who held that the decision taken by both the First Hall Civil Court as well as the Court of Appeal contained...

his case was an appeal by the defendants who held that the...

Court confirms revocation of pension  and refund of pensionable funds

The Director General has the responsibility to decide to revoke a pension...

The Director General has the responsibility to decide...

Housewife and pensioner still entitled to permanent disability compensation following accident

The Civil Court held in its judgement that the driver who hit a pedestrian should still have used better judgment, even though she was blinded by...

The Civil Court held in its judgement that the driver...

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