Taxpayer may prove prima facie that Tax Department assessment is excessive
The taxpayer contested tax assessments issued by the Commissioner for the years between 2000 and 2004 and asked the Tribunal to cancel them.
Buyer will have to sign purchase contract even if he withdraws an application for a bank loan
The facts show that the promise of sale was to expire on 7 May, 2012 and that the bank loan had to be approved by 15 December, 2011, on the promise of sale a 10% deposit was paid...
When a latent defect claim is time-barred

In his application Vella Laurenti had purchased a property in Xaghra, Gozo on...

In his application Vella Laurenti had purchased a property...

Court agrees with husband’s eviction after separation

The First Hall of the Civil Court agreed that the Family Court had to order a...

The First Hall of the Civil Court agreed that the Family...

Court allows stay of proceedings in EU trademark case

The plaintiff company held that it developed and markets the famous game Candy...

The plaintiff company held that it developed and markets...

Appeals from Arbitrations should be limited to point of law

The Court of Appeal held that the grounds of appeal following an...

The Court of Appeal held that the grounds of appeal...

Court keeps garnishee order intact

The First Hall of the Civil Court refused an application for the revocation of a garnishee order by means of a counter warrant, holding that the order was...

The First Hall of the Civil Court refused an application...

Court upholds garnishee, but reduces amount

The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided by Ms Justice Lorraine Schembri...

The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided by Ms Justice...

Court turns down judicial review case because of non-observance of 10-day rule

The Court decided on 13 August, 2015 in Corinne Ward -v- Foundation for Medical Services and the Chief Government Medical Officer that it could not proceed...

The Court decided on 13 August, 2015 in Corinne Ward -v-...

The offence of causing fear cannot be proved with one incident

The Court of Criminal Appeal, presided by Mr Justice David Scicluna held that...

The Court of Criminal Appeal, presided by Mr Justice David...

Court upholds garnishee, but reduces amount

The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided by Ms Justice Lorraine Schembri...

The First Hall of the Civil Court, presided by Ms Justice...

Smoking an electronic cigarette in an enclosed area is not against the law
Court orders heir to pay the sum of €152,308 to the plaintiff as reserved portion
No need to extend bid bond if it is not requested

The Court of Appeal upheld a decision of the Public Contracts Review Board of...

The Court of Appeal upheld a decision of the Public...

Replacement of street lighting does not constitute spoliation

The First Hall of the Civil Court presided by Mr Justice Joseph Azzopardi held...

The First Hall of the Civil Court presided by Mr Justice...

Court rules that promise of sale is enforceable

The First Hall of the Civil Court, in its judgement of 30 June, 2015 in the...

The First Hall of the Civil Court, in its judgement of 30...

Court taxed bill ruled as correct

The First Hall of the Civil Courts on 19 June, 2015 ruled that any taxed bill issued by the Registrar of Courts was correct since a court judgement did not...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts on 19 June, 2015 ruled...

A jactitation suit cannot be instituted when the claim by the defendant is brought about by the provocative actions of the plaintiff

The First Hall Civil Court presided by Ms Justice Jacqueline Padovani Grima held in a judgment on 15 June, 2015 that a jactication suit in terms of Article 403...

The First Hall Civil Court presided by Ms Justice...

Court refuses to invert the order of production of evidence in legal title claim on property

The First Hall of the Civil Court turned down a request made by a plaintiff to allow the defendant to produce the evidence first. This was decided in a partial...

The First Hall of the Civil Court turned down a request...

Subsidiaries awarded by authorities are not economic activities in terms of competition rules

The Competition and Consumer Appeal Tribunal presided by Mr Justice Mark Chetcuti held in a judgement on 19 May, 2015 that subsidiaries given by public...

The Competition and Consumer Appeal Tribunal presided by Mr...

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