Category: Law

New Legal Notice allows for the extension of commercial emphyteutical concessions by application

The Ministry for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, has recently published Legal Notice 369 of 2020, entitled “Extension of Temporary Emphyteusis in a Contract for a Commercial Premises Transferred from the Government, the Lands Authority or Ecclesiastical Entities by Title of Emphyteusis Regulations, 2020”. According to these new regulations, as of the 5th of October […]
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Real Rights vs Personal Rights – What is What in the confines of a Contract of Sale between two parties (Vendor A and Purchaser A) as well as a respective third and separate party (Purchaser B)?

In a situation where a vendor (the original vendor) has sold a property by way of a contract of sale, and his purchaser (Purchaser A) later contracts into a second contract of sale with a second purchaser (Purchaser B), the question is – would Purchaser B be bound by the conditions of the original contract […]
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A Brief Overview of the recently published Legal Notice entitled ‘Companies Act (Public Companies – Annual General Meetings) Regulations, 2020’.

On the 10th of July 2020, a Legal Notice entitled Companies Act (Public Companies – Annual General Meetings) Regulations, 2020, was published addressing those public companies whose annual general meeting was due during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The regulations apply to those public companies which, due to the closing of certain venues and restrictions on […]
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Court of Appeal confirms that two contractors and an architect are to be held responsible for the collapse of a property in Sliema.

The Court of Appeal on the 20th of July 2020, has confirmed a previous decision of the First Hall Civil Court, wherein the court ordered two contractors and an architect to pay more than € 67,000 jointly in damages, to the family members of a woman deceased after a property collapse in Sliema. The collapse […]
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