Appeal to revoke Central Link project turned down

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Wednesday morning, the court has rejected the appeal filed by eighteen organisations and residents’ associations to revoke the Central Link project.  In December 2019, the court had rejected a request to temporarily stop the project.

Infrastructure Malta welcomes the court’s decision

Infrastructure Malta immediately reacted to the court’s decision by holding a press conference in Attard.

Infrastructure Malta said that the court’s decision is the fifth consecutive affirmation of the Central Link project despite several attempts by a few individual’s intents on stopping its implementation in recent months.

Studying way forward on Central Link case

The appellants have expressed their disappointment towards the decision by the Court of Appeal.

In their joint press statement, the eighteen organisation and residents’ associations said that they are now studying the decision to explore further legal avenues.

The appellants explained how the court, on Wednesday, expressed its disappointment that the project started before the case was decided.

“Despite these irregularities and the attention called to them, however, the decision remains a negative one for the Maltese environment and people alike” – said the appellants.

The eighteen organisations and residents’ associations are; Attard Local Council, Attard Residents Environment Network, Bicycle Advocacy Group, BirdLife Malta, Din l-Art Ħelwa, Flimkien għal Ambjent Aħjar, Friends of the Earth Malta, Futur Ambjent Wieħed, Għaqda Bdiewa Attivi, Għaqda Sigar Maltin, Greenhouse, Isles of the Left, Malta Youth in Agriculture Foundation, Moviment Graffitti, Nature Trust Malta, Ramblers Association, The Archeological Society of Malta, The Mindful Warriors.