Tag: law

Chamber of Advocates wants list of quarantined lawyers

This will be done on voluntary basis and names will be circulated only if the lawyer gives their consent to the Chamber to do so.

Real estate agents, brokers and consultants to be licenced by law

The law will require any person who is involved as an intermediary in the sale of property to be licensed, except for those who do not carry out more than two transactions per year.

Prof. Ian Refalo appointed MCAST President

Prof. Ian Refalo will replace Frederick Schembri who stepped down earlier this month

No groups caught breaching law for 2nd consecutive day

No one caught breaking quarantine either

Much-needed reforms have not been implemented, architects say

"Government is called upon to demonstrate firm resolve to urgently but diligently bring about the necessary reforms," the statement reads.

Estate agents call on authorities to review the new rent law

In a statement issued on Thursday, a number of estate agents said the new rent law is affecting the property market because of onerous conditions regarding length of leases and the lack of freedom of contract is causing serious problems in the market, both for landlords and tenants.

2,477 persons caught in irregular employment in 2019

A total of 2,477 persons were caught working without being registered with Jobsplus in 2019. This was said by Minister for Employment Owen Bonnici in Parliament. He was answering a question made by MP Godfrey Farrugia.

Anti-abortion speech: “The President is merely upholding the law”

Chief Justice Emeritus Vincent De Gaetano told Newsbook.com.mt that President George Vella was merely upholding the law when he recently made a pro-life speech in which he took a public stand against the legalisation of abortion.

FKNK demands President to emend referendum law

FKNK has written to the President of Malta, George Vella, demanding amendments to Referenda Act, Chapter 237. To demand the amendments the hunters’ lobbyist has presented President Vella a petition of 104,293 signatures. In a press statement FKNK Secretary General Daniel Xriha said that the petition is signed by a considerable proportion of the Maltese population, 104,293 signitures, who want to safeguard the interests, the rights and legal privileges of minorities which include hunters and trappers and that is why they are demanding the President of the Republic of Malta, George Vella to intervene.

MDA raises concerns on new rent law

The Malta Developers Association (MDA) said it is very concerned over how the new rent law is affecting the property market. According to the association, insecurity, different legal interpretations, restrictive rental conditions, bureaucracy and lack of freedom of contract are among the main reasons which are harming the industry and the economy.