Court allows corrections of taxed bill although it had been paid
The difference in the taxed bill was substantial and it would not have been just for the Department of Justice to benefit from judicial costs it was not owed
When a latent defect claim is time-barred
In his application Vella Laurenti had purchased a property in Xaghra, Gozo on 20 December 1994, but in November 2010 a number of defects started appearing, which did not appear on...
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...

Lack of signature of one spouse does not annul an agreement

The First Hall of the Civil Courts held that although a wife did not sign a...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts held that although a...

Court allows correction of surname in birth certificate

A court ordered that a birth certificate be amended following the...

A court ordered that a birth certificate be amended...

Court declares commercial agreement as time barred

The first hall of the civil courts on 4 May, 2015 in Edward Pavia & EMA Ltd...

The first hall of the civil courts on 4 May, 2015 in Edward...

Constitutional Court has jurisdiction to hear eviction case

The First Hall of the Civil Courts in its constitutional jurisdiction held that...

The First Hall of the Civil Courts in its constitutional...

Penalty clause must be applied according to the principles of equity

The Magistrates Court in Gozo decided that a penalty clause in a contract of...

The Magistrates Court in Gozo decided that a penalty clause...

Tribunal revokes Competition Office order

The Competition and Consumer Appeals Tribunal annulled an order of the Office...

The Competition and Consumer Appeals Tribunal annulled an...

Administrative Tribunal orders refund of VAT following a revision of business model

The Administrative Review Tribunal on 30 March, 2015 ruled that the VAT Department must overturn its decision not to give a VAT refund, after the owner of a...

The Administrative Review Tribunal on 30 March, 2015 ruled...

Probation is not excluded for long-serving prisoners

The Court of Criminal Appeal in Il-Pulizija –v- Alfred Bugeja and Clive...

The Court of Criminal Appeal in Il-Pulizija –v-...

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