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Fourth Year Law Students

 

The following are the main texts and any supplementary readings which may be useful in students’ studies. Notes published by GħSL are available here. The remainder are available from bookstores, online, the University Library and the Faculty of Laws Library. For more information contact academic@ghsl.org.

 

N.B. This list is compiled from the University website and student suggestions. It is a list of suggested readings by students for students in one place. It does not presume to be an official list of suggested readings. For the official list please refer to the University website.

 

YEAR - COMPULSORY

 

  • Research Project

 

- Rowena Murray, 'How to Write a Thesis', Berkshire: Open University Press, 2002. (LB 2369.M87)

- G.E. Gorman and Peter Clayton, 'Qualitative Research for the Information Professional: A Practical Handbook', Second Edition, London: Facet Publishing, 2005. (669.7.G67 2005)

 

SEMESTER 2 – COMPULSORY

 

  • The Law of Guarantees

 

- P Farrugia Randon, The Word of the Court, Suretyship Law (1993) Mid-Med Bank Ltd.

- J H and L Mazeaud, Leçons de Droit Civil, Tome 3 Vol 1, Sûretés - Publicité Foncière 7th edn by Yves Picod.(1999), LGDJ.

- G Cian and A Trabucchi, Commentario Breve al Codice Civile ( 2009) CEDAM-IPSOA.

- R Goode, Goode on Legal Problems of Credit and Security 4th edn by L Gullifer (2009) Sweet and Maxwell.

- Current Jurisprudence of the Courts of Malta as directed and indicated.

 

  • The Law of Succession

 

- Law of Succession, Prof. V. Caruana Galizia (Revised by Prof. Ganado), GħSL

- Id-Dritt 2006 – Volume XIX, Various Articles, GħSL

- Chapter 12 of the Laws of Malta – Code of Organization and Civil Procedure, Part II – Title III - Appointment of Tutors, Curators, Title IV – Interdiction and Incapacitation; Title V – Presentation and Publication of Secret Wills; - Title VI – Declaration of the Opening of Succession; Title VII – The Inventory.

- Chapter 16 of the Laws of Malta - Civil Code, Book Second, Part II, Title III - Of Successions, Title IIIA – Trusts and their Effects, Title IV – Obligations in General (Subject Matter of Contracts, Interpretation of Contracts, Rescission); Title V – Marriage Contracts and Title XIV – Donations.

- Court Judgments – As indicated during Lectures.

- Comparative Legislation and legal material including a number of LL.D. Thesis - As indicated during lectures.

 

  • Select Issues in the Law of Letting and Hiring

 

- Book Second Part II Title IX of Civil Code, Chapter 16 of Laws of Malta.

- Reletting of Urban Property (Regulation) Ordinance, Chapter 69 of Laws of Malta.

- Rent Restriction (Dwelling Houses) Ordinance, Chapter 116 of Laws of Malta.

- Housing Act, Chapter 125 of Laws of Malta.

- Housing (Decontrol) Ordinance, Chapter 158 of Laws of Malta.

- Agricultural Leases (Reletting) Ordinance, Chapter 199 of Laws of Malta.

- Act XXXI of 1995, An Act to Amend the Civil Code.

- Act X of 2009, Civil Code (Amendment) Act.

- Bill XVII of 2008, Civil Code (Amendment) Act.

- The Need for Reform: Sustainability, Justice & Protection (White Paper, www.rentreform.gov.mt)

 

  • General Introduction to Principles of Taxation

 

- Robert Attard "An Introduction to Income Tax Theory" (2005).

- Brian Arnold & M. McIntyre "International Tax Primer Netherlands" Kluwer Law, 1995.

- P. Baker "Taxation and the European Convention on Human Rights" British Tax Review, 2000. (all published on the net taxbar.com).

- P. Baker "The Decision in Ferrazini, Time to Reconsider the Application of the European Convention" (all published on the net taxbar.com).

- P. Baker "Tax Avoidance, Tax Mitigation and tax Evasion" (all published on the net taxbar.com).

- A. Borg Olivier "The Concept of Domicile in Tax Legislation with Special Reference to Maltese Law" University of Malta LL.D. Thesis 1997.

- S. Gauci "The Relationship Between the Taxpayer and the Commissioner of inland Revenue under the Income Tax Acts" University of Malta LL.D. Thesis 2003.

- Kath Nightingale "Taxation Theory and Practice" 2002.

- Ian Refalo "Decizzjonijiet Dwar id-Dritt Privat Internazzjonali".

- Edwin Vella "Notes on Income Tax Malta" Progress Press 1968

 

  • Private International Law

 

Private International Law Cases, Prof. I. Refalo

Dicey, Morris and Collins on The Conflict Of Laws, London: Sweet & Maxwell, 14th Revised Edition, 2008.

G. C. Cheshire, P. M. North and J.J. Fawcett, Private International Law, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 14th Edition, 2008.

Peter Stone, EU Private International Law Harmonisation of Laws, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2006.

A. Briggs & P. Rees, Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments, 5th Edition, 2009.

A. Briggs, The Conflict of Laws, Oxford University Press, 2nd Edition, 2008.

 

SEMESTER 1 – ELECTIVES

 

  • Introduction to Financial Services Legislation

 

An Introduction to Maltese Financial Services Law, 2009, Allied Publications Law Theses:

The Regulation of Investment Services – A comparative study; 1997; Roderick Zammit Pace

Review of the Powers and Functions of the Regulatory Authorities in the Financial Services Sector; 1997;Vanessa Grech

The Law of Investor Protection with Particular Reference to Maltese Law; 1999; Omar Grech

The Protection of the Financial Services Consumer under Financial Services and Consumer Legislation; 2003; Joseph Bugeja

Aspects of Financial Services Legislation in the light of Administrative Law and Human Rights; 2003; Danielle Mallia

International Aspects of Maltese Financial Services Legislation; 2005; Gabriella V Zammit

Aspects of Maltese Law for Bankers - Philip Farrugia Randon.

EC Banking Law - Marc Dassesse, Stuart Isaacs and Graham Penn - LLoyd's of London Press Ltd.

Bank Guarantees in International Trade - Roeland F Bertrams - Kluwer Law International.

Law of Guarantees - Geraldine Andrews and Richard Millett - Sweet & Maxwell.

The Law of Insurance Contracts by Malcolm A. Clarke, Lloyd’s of London Press Ltd, 1994, Second Edition.

Insurance Law - Text and Materials by Ray Hodgin, Candevish Publishing Limited, 2002, Second Edition.

General Principles of Insurance Law by E.R. Hardy Ivamy, London Butterworths 1986, Fifth Edition 1986.

Modern Insurance Law, by John Birds, Sweet & Maxwell, 1997, Fourth Edition.

Insurance Law - Doctrines & Principles by John Lowry & Philip Rawlings, Hart Publishing, 1999.

 

A full list of literature and reading materials will be made available during the study-unit. Students are also referred to the following primary materials:

 

Guide to Financial Services Regulation, Third ed., B. Rider, C. Abrams and M. Ashe.

The Financial Services and Markets Act: A Practical Legal Guide, J. Perry.

Introduction to Collective Investment Schemes, January 1996, Vol. I and II – Materials produced by the Financial Services Law Section of the Chamber of Advocates.

Encyclopaedia of Financial Services Law, E. Lomnicka and J. Powell.

 

  • Regulation of Business: Consumer Protection and Ethical Issues

 

- The Consumer, Society and the Law, 3rd Edition, 1973.

- Consumer Protection Law, G Howells and S Weatherill, 2nd ed. 2005, Ashgate.

- Il Diritto dei Consumatori, G Alpa, 2002, Laterza.

- EU Consumer Law, S Weatherill, 2nd ed. 2005, Elgar.

 

Law Theses:

1. The effects of the Consumer Affairs (Amendment) Act (XXVI Of 2000) on some aspects of the Law of Obligations; 2002; Claudine Zarb

2. The Regulation of Advertising of goods in Maltese consumer-related legislation; 2002; Teresienne Bezzina

3. The Protection of the Financial Services Consumer under Financial Services and Consumer Legislation; 2003; Joseph Bugeja

4. Product Liability under EC and Maltese Consumer Law; 2003; Maria Eugenia Buttigieg

5. The role of regulators and competition authorities in ensuring competitive markets in Malta; 2006; Ingrid Spiteri Bailey

6. Disclosure of information as a legal technique in consumer protection; 2006; Lorraine Pulis

 

  • Intellectual Property

 

• Bently and Sherman, Intellectual Property Law: 3rd ed. OUP September 2008.

• Cornish and Llewellyn, Intellectual Property: Patents, Copyright, Trade Marks and Allied Rights: 6th ed published by Sweet & Maxwell in June 2007.

 

  • International Trade and Investment Law

 

  • European Commission, Communication on the External Aspects of Competitiveness

  • GSP

  • European Commission, Communication on a stronger partnership to deliver market access for European Exporters

  • Inama Stefano & Vermulst Edwin, Customs and Trade Laws of the European Community, London: Kluwer Law International, 1999

  • Hoekman & Kostecki Michel, The political economy of the World Trading System – The WTO and beyond, Second Edition, New York: Oxford University Press, 2001

  • Lawrence Robert, Crimes and Punishment, Retaliation under the WTO, Washington DC: Institute for International Economics, 2003

  • Mattoo Aaditya & Carzaniga Antonia (Eds.), Moving people to deliver services, Copublication of the World Bank and Oxford University Press, 2003

  • Matsushita Mitsuo, Schoenbaum & Mavroidis Petros, The World Trade Organisation – Law, Practice and Policy, Oxford University Press, 2003

  • Palmeter David & Mavroidis Petros, Dispute settlement in the World Trade Organisation – Practice and Procedure, The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1999

  • Sutherland Peter et al, The Future of the WTO – Addressing institutional challenges in the new millennium, Report by the Consultative Board to the Director General Supachai Panitechpakdi, Geneve, World Trade Organisation

  • World Trade Organisation, Legal Affairs Division, Guide to WTO Law and Practice, Second Edition, 2007

  • World Trade Organisation, The Legal Texts: The results of the Uruguay Round of Multilateral Trade negotiations, Cambridge University Press 2002

  • Trebilcock & Howse Robert, Regulation of International Trade, London: Routledge, 1998

  • Economic Policy in the Age of Globalisation – Nicola Acocella and Brendan Jones – Cambridge, 2005

  • Principles of International Investment Law (Foundations of Public International Law) - Rudolf Dolzer and Cristoph Schreuer - Oxford, 2009

  • Incentives-based Competition for Foreign Direct Investment: The Case of Brazil - Hans Christiansen, Charles Oman, Andrew Charlton, - OECD, 2003 (Article)

  • Regions, globalization, and the knowledge-based economy. - Dunning, J.H. (ed.). 2000. - Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Checklist of Direct Investment Policies – Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2003

  • Effectiveness of Foreign Direct Investment Policy Measures - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - Geneva 2003

  • FDI Policies for Development: National and International Perspective. - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. - World Investment Report 2003 - Geneva.

  • The Industrial Revolution of Malta – Paul Vella – Midsea Books, 2007

  • “Joint Ventures” Third Edition - Ian Hewitt - Thomson Sweet and Maxwell Limited 2005

  • Why do Multinational firms seek out joint ventures? – Magnus Blomstrom & Mario Zejan - National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper – Massachusetts, 1989

 

  • Admiralty Jurisdiction and Salvage, Towage, Pilotage and Collision

 

Relevant Section of the Code of Organisation and Civil Procedure.

 

  • Refugee Law and Policy Issues

 

Goodwin-Gill G: The refugee in international law, Oxford University Press, 2007

Hathaway J: The law of refugee status, Butterworths, UNHCR: Handbook on procedures and criteria for determining refugee status, UNHCR Geneva Jan 1992

 

  • Legal Research Seminars

 

Legal research handbook/Douglas T. MacEllven; with special assistance by Michael J. McGuire . - 3rd ed.. - Butterworth, 1993 . - xxiv, 407 p.. - ISBN 0-409-91114-3by Douglas T. MacEllven (Butterworth,1993).

Lois civiles de Malte/traduites, annotees et mises en concordance avec le Code francais par Clement Billiet . -Paris. - Pedone, 1896 . - 223 p. ; 22 cm.. - . - (Collection de codes etrangers; xvii).

Printed teaching materials: a new approach for law teachers / Richard Johnstone . - Cavendish Publishing, 1996 . - xii, 195 p.. - ISBN 1-85941-233-5.

Legal information: how to find it, how to use it / Kent C. Olson . - Oryx, 1999 . - viii, 333 p..- ISBN 0-89774-961-8.

 

  • Introduction to the Law of Trusts, Foundations and Fiduciary Obligations

 

Theses

It is recommended that the various theses that have been submitted on the subjects of Trusts Law, fiduciary obligations and foundations be consulted in conjunction with the Syllabus;

 

Articles

- The various articles published in the Trusts & Trustees journal (Oxford University Press) are recommended for reading;

- Trusts e Attivita’ Fiduciaria (Maurizio Lupoi);

- Trust Law International (Butterworth Tolley);

- Various online resources are also recommended.

Publications

- Hayton, D.J. Fundamental Principles of the Law of Trusts (4th ed. 2003, London, Sweet & Maxwell);

- Hayton and Marshall: Commentary and Cases on the Law of Trusts and Equitable Remedies by David J. Hayton and Charles Mitchell (Paperback - 26 Jul 2005);

- Hayon DJ, Matthews P and Mitchell C, Underhill and Hayton: Law of Trusts and Trustees (17th ed, 2006, LexisNexis Butterworths);

- Hackney J, Understanding Equity and trusts (1987, London, Fontana Press);

- Edwards R and Stockwell N, Trusts and Equity (8th ed., 2007, London: Pitman);

- Martin J.E., Hanbury and Martin’s Modern Equity (17th ed, 2005, London: Thomson Sweet & Maxwell);

- Pettit P.H., Equity & the Law of Trusts (10th ed 2005, Oxford University Press);

- Hudson, Alastair, Equity & Trusts (5th ed. 2007, London: Routledge-Cavendish Publishing Ltd);

- Oakley A.J., Parker and Mellows’ Modern Law of Trusts (8th ed. 2003, London: Thomson Sweet & Maxwell);

- Hayton D.J. and Mitchell C, Commentary and Cases on the Law of Trusts and Equitable Obligations (12th ed. 2005, London: Thomson Sweet & Maxwell);

- Virgo G. ed Maudsley & Burn’s Trusts & Trustees – Cases & Materials (6th ed 2002, London: Butterworths);

- Mowbray J et al, Lewin on Trusts (18th ed., 2007, London: Thomson Sweet & Maxwell);

- Mc Ghee J (ed.) Snell’s Equity (31st ed., 2005, London: Thomson Sweet & Maxwell);

- Hayton DJ, Kortmann SCJJ and Verhagen HLE (eds) Principles of European Trust Law (1999, Dordrecht: Kluwer/Tjeenk Willink);

- Chambers R, Resulting Trusts (1997, Oxford: Clarendon Press);

- Oakley AJ, Constructive Trusts (3rd ed, 1997, London: Sweet & Maxwell);

- Tudor on Charities (8th ed, 1995, London: Sweet & Maxwell);

- Wadham J (ed.), Willoughby’s Misplaced Trust (2nd ed., 2002, Saffron Walden: Gostick Hall);

- Matthews P and Sowden R, The Jersey Law of Trusts (3rd ed 1994);

- Book Chapter: Ganado M and Griffiths G. LL H ‘The Malta Trusts Project: The Genesis of a New Trusts Law in a Civil Jurisdiction’ in Dixon and Griffiths (eds) Contemporary Perspectives on Property Law, Equity and the Trust (2007, Oxford University Press);

- Gothard Charles (ed) The World Trust Survey (Oxford University Press, 2010) – Malta Chapter by Cremona, Anthony;

- Vella Sciriha P, To Trust or Not to Trust – The New Law (2004, Malta: published by authoress);

- Maltese Cases and Materials on Trusts and Related Topics (Volume I, IFSP 2004);

- Maltese Cases and Materials on Trusts and Related Topics (Volume II, IFSP 2008);

- Duccio Zanchi (ed), Il Trustee nella gestione de Patrimoni – responsabilita’ e risoluzione dei conflitti (1st ed., 2009, G. Giappichelli Editore s.r.l.);

- Private Foundations: A World Review (Oxford University Press, 2009).

 

  • Labour Unions, Collective Bargaining and Equality Law

 

- Lee, S. and McCann, D. (eds) (2011) Regulating for Decent Work: new directions in labour market regulations, International Labour Organisation.

- Working Papers (various), International Labour Organisation, www.ilo.org.

- Global Employment Trends 2014 (download PDF), International Labour Organisation, www.ilo.org.

- Policy Areas: Malta http://www.ilo.org/gateway/faces/home/polareas?_adf.ctrl-state=17tjbh7zvy_239&locale=EN&countryCode=MLT®ionId=5.

- European Journal of Industrial Relations edited by Richard Hyman (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK) http://ejd.sagepub.com/.

- Work, Employment and Society, Sage Journals http://wes.sagepub.com/content/27/3.toc.

 

  • Legal Issues in e-Health

 

Relevant journal articles will be provided in class.

George, Carlisle, Whitehouse, Diane, Duquenoy, Penny (Eds.), eHealth: Legal, Ethical and Governance Challenges (Springer: Netherlands 2012)

Magdalene Rosenmöller, Diane Whitehouse, Petra Wilson (Eds.), Managing EHealth: From Vision to Reality (Palgrave Macmillan: London, 2014)

WHO, Legal frameworks for eHealth (2012) (http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2012/9789241503143_eng.pdf)

 

  • Due Process in International Human Rights Law

 

- Henry J. Steiner, Philip Alston and Ryan Goodman, "International Human Rights in Context: Law, Politics, Morals", third edition, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008 (available at UOM Main Library - KC200.S8 2008).

- Ben Emmerson, Andrew Ashworth and Alison Macdonald, "Human Rights and Criminal Justice", second edition, London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2007 (available at UOM Main Library - KC209.E4 2007).

- Mohamed El Zeidy, "The Doctrine of Double Jeopardy in International Criminal and Human Rights Law", Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights, 2002, Vol. 6, Double Issue, pp. 183-246 (available at UOM Library, Reference No. 208815).

 

SEMESTER 1 – ELECTIVE STREAMS

 

  • Law, State and Society in Southern Europe

 

- Benedict Anderson, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. London and NY: Verso, 1991.

- René Girard, Violence and the Sacred. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1977.

- Michael Herzfeld, A Place in History: Social and Monumental Time in a Cretan Town, Princeton: University Press, 1991.

- Italo Pardo, Managing Existence in Naples: Morality, Action and Structure. Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology 104. Cambridge: University Press, 1996.

- Jane Schneider (ed.) Italy's Southern Question: Orientalism in One Country. Oxford: Berg Publishers, 1998.

- Journal of Mediterranean Studies Vol.1 No.1 & various other issues. University of Malta.

 

  • Broadcasting Law

 

Main Text:

As there is no Maltese textbook on the subject, the following may be used as a textbook:

- Geoffrey Roberston and Andrew Nicol, Media Law, Fourth Edition, London, Penguin Books Limited, 2002.

 

Supplementary Readings:

- K Aquilina & M Axiak, ‘Maltese Broadcasting Legislation: Salient Documentation’, Hamrun, Broadcasting Authority, 2007.

- K Aquilina, Media Law in Malta, The Netherlands: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, September 2014, 248pp, softcover, ISBN: 9789041153319. (This monograph may be purchased from marketing@kluwerlaw.com.)

- Annual Reports of the Broadcasting Authority (1961 onwards).

 

  • Law in the Bible

 

- BANKS R., Jesus and the Law in the Synoptic Tradition, MSSNTS 28, Cambridge 1975.- CRUESEMAN, F., The Torah: Theology and Social History of Old Testament Law. Minneaoplis: Fortress, 1996.

- GREENGUS, Samuel, and SANDERS, E. P., "Law", in The Anchor Bible Dictionary, vol. 4. Edited by David N. Freedman. New York - London - Toronto: Doubleday, 1992, 242-265.

- SANDERS, E. P. "Law in Judaism of the NT Period". In The Anchor Bible Dictionary, vol. 4. Edited by David N. Freedman. New York - London - Toronto: Doubleday, 1992, 254-265.

- SCREINER Thomas R. "Law of Christ". In Dictionary of Paul and his Letters. Edited by Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin and Daniel G. Reid. Downers Grove/IL - Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 1993, 542-544.

- SELMAN, M. J., "Law" in Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch. Edited by T. Desmond Alexander and David W. Baker, Downers Grove/IL - Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 2003, 497-515.

- THIELMAN, Frank. "Law". In Dictionary of Paul and his Letters. Edited by Gerald F. Hawthorne, Ralph P. Martin and Daniel G. Reid. Downers Grove/IL - Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 1993, 529-542.

-WESTERHOLM S., "Law in the New Testament" in The New Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible, vol.3, Edited by Katherine Doob Sakenfeld et al., Nashville 2008, 594-602.

WILLIAMSON, P. R., "Covenant" in Dictionary of the Old Testament: Pentateuch. Edited by T. Desmond Alexander and David W. Baker, Downers Grove/IL - Leicester: InterVarsity Press, 2003, 139-155.

 

 

  • European Health Care Law

 

T K Hervey, J V McHale, "Health law and the European Union" (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press - 2004).

T K Hervey, J V McHale, "Health law and the European Union (2nd edn. - Forthcoming).

E Mossialos, G Permanand, R Baeten, T K Hervey (Eds.), "Health Systems Governance in Europe: The role of European Union Law and Policy" (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press - 2010 ).

 

  • International Human Rights Law

 

- Brownlie I. and Goodwin-Gill G. (Ed.), Bronwnlie’s Documents on Human Rights, Oxford University Press (2010) Sixth Edition.

- Rhona K.M. Smith, Textbook on International Human Rights, Oxford University Press (2010) Fourth Edition.

- Rehman J., International Human Rights Law, Pearson Education Limited (2009) Second Edition.

- Haas Michael, International Human Rights: A Comprehensive Introduction (2008).

 

  • European Company Law

 

The students will be given a list of reading materials (and such material will be available at Paperclips for each topic). The basic texts used include: Vanessa Edwards, EC Company Law, Oxford; Andenas and Wooldridge, European Comparative Company Law, Cambridge University Press, 2009.

 

  • EU Labour Law and Policy

 

Main texts:

- Barnard, C: EU Employment Law, Oxford University Press (2012).

- Blanplain, R.: European Labour Law, Kluwer (2006).

- Davies ACL, EU Labour Law, Elgar European Law (2012).

 

Supplementary Reading:

- De Burca, G., and De Witte, B., (eds): Social Rights in Europe, Oxford University Press (2005).

- Neil., A: The Changing Face of European Labour Law and Social Policy, Kluwer (2004).

- Fredman, S.: Discrimination Law, Oxford University Press (2002).

- Shaw, J: Social Law and Policy in an Evolving European Law, Hart (2000).

- Szyszczak E: EC Labour Law, Longman, (2000).

- Kenner, J: EU Employment Law: From Rome to Amsterdam and Beyond, Hart, (2003).

- O’Leary, S: Employment Law in the European Court of Justice: Judicial Policy, Structures and Processes, Hart, (2002).

- Ellis, E: European Community Sex Equality Law, 2nd Ed., Oxford University Press (1998).

- Shaw, J., Hunt, J., and Wallace, C: Economic and Social Law of the European Union, Palgrave (2006).

- Guerrina, R: Mothering the Union: The Politics of Gender, Equality and Maternity Rights in the EU, Manchester University Press, (2005).

- Millns, Diaz (eds.): Gender Equality and the Future of the European Union, Palgrave (2006).

 

Recommended Journals

- Industrial Law Journal

- European Journal of Industrial Relations

- Journal of European Social Policy

- International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations

- Journal of Common Market Studies

- Journal of European Public Policy

- Common Market Law Review

- European Law Review

- European Law Journal

- Legal Issues of European Integration

 

  • European Conflict of Laws and Comparative Private Law

 

- Briggs The Conflict of Laws, Clarendon Press, 2008.

- Cheshire, North & Fawcett, ‘Private International Law’ 14th ed. OUP 2008.

- R.C van Caenegen, ‘European Law in the Past and the Future’, CUP, 2002.

- K. Boele-Woelki (ed.), Perspectives for the unification and Harmonisation of Family Law in Europe 2004.

- Eva Storskrubb Civil Procedure and EU law OUP, 2008.

- European Private Law Review, Kluwer.

 

  • EU Consumer Law

 

- EU Consumer Law and Policy, Weatherill, 2005, Edward Elgar Publishing.

- EC Consumer Law, Howells and Wilhelmsson, Dartmouth/Ashgate.

- Understanding EU Consumer Law, Micklitz, Reich & Rott, 2009, Hart Publishing.

 

  • E-Commerce Law in the EU

 

Main Texts

Rowland, D., Kohl, U. & Charlesworth A. Information Technology Law, (4th ed.) Routledge, 2011, ISBN: 978-0-415-48237-0

Lloyd, I. Information Technology Law (7th ed.), OUP, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-19-870232-0

Murray, A. Information Technology Law (2nd ed.) OUP, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-19-966151-0

Reed, C. & Angel, J. (eds.) Computer Law (7th ed.) Oxford University Press, 2012, ISBN: 978-0-19-969646-8

Bainbridge, D. Introduction to Information Technology Law, (6th ed.) Longman, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-40-584666-0

 

Supplementary readings

Davidson A. The Law of Electronic Commerce (2009), Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 052167865X – Australian Law

Edwards, L. & Waelde, C. (eds.) Law and the Internet, 2009, ISBN: 1841138150

Edwards, L. (ed.) The New Legal Framework for E-Commerce in Europe, Hart Publishing, 2005, ISBN: 1841134511

Hedley, S. The Law of Electronic Commerce and the Internet in the UK and Ireland, Cavendish Publishing Ltd, 2006, ISBN: 1859419739

Todd, P. E-Commerce Law, Cavendish Publishing Ltd, 2005, ISBN: 1859419429

Wild,C.; MacEwan, N.; Weinstein, S. & Geach, N. Electronic and Mobile Commerce Law, University of Hertfordshire Press, 2011, ISBN: 1907396012

 

Web Sites

There are a wide range of websites relevant to the course. As Information technology law is a rapidly developing area, the law is often challenged to respond to the many advances in technology. It is therefore important to keep abreast of developments. Key websites that assist with this include:

European Commission – Digital Agenda Portal

http://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/

European Commission - Data Protection

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/index_en.htm

 

  • Climate Change and International Law

 

International Law

- UNGA, Protection of global climate for present and future generations of mankind‟ (6 December 1988), UN Doc A/RES/43/53.

- UNGA, Protection of global climate for present and future generations of mankind‟ (22 December 1989), UN Doc A/Res/44/207.

- UNGA, Protection of global climate for present and future generations of mankind‟ (21 December 1990), UN Doc A/Res/45/212.

- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 1992.

- Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 1998.

- The Marrakesh Accords, 2001.

 

EU Law

- Commission Regulation (EC) No 2216/2004 of 21 December 2004 for a standardised and secured system of registries pursuant to Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Decision No 280/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

- Regulation (EC) No 842/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on certain fluorinated greenhouse gases.

- Regulation (EC) No 443/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 setting emission performance standards for new passenger cars as part of the Community‟s integrated approach to reduce CO2 emissions from light-duty vehicles.

- Commission Regulation (EC) No 748/2009 of 5 August 2009 on the list of aircraft operators which performed an aviation activity listed in Annex I to Directive 2003/87/EC on or after 1 January 2006 specifying the administering Member State for each aircraft operator.

- Decision No 280/2004/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 concerning a mechanism for monitoring Community greenhouse gas emissions and for implementing the Kyoto Protocol.

- Decision No 406/2009/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the effort of Member States to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to meet the Community‟s greenhouse gas emission reduction commitments up to 2020.

- Council Directive 85/337/EEC of 27 June 1985 on the assessment of certain public and private projects on the environment [1985] OJ L175/40, as amended by Council Directive 97/11/EC of 3 March 1997 amending - Directive 85/337/EEC on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment [1997] OJ L73/5, and Directive 2003/35/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 May 2003 providing for public participation in respect of the drawing up of certain plans and programmes relating to the environment and amending with regard to public participation and access to justice Council Directives 85/337/EEC and 96/61/EC – Statement by the Commission.

- Council Directive 91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991 concerning urban waste-water treatment.

- Council Directive 91/676/EEC of 12 December 1991 concerning the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources.

- Council Directive 92/75/EEC of 22 September 1992 on the indication by labelling and standard product information of the consumption of energy and other resources by household appliances.

- European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December 1994 on packaging and packaging waste.

- Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste.

- Directive 1999/94/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 1999 relating to the availability of consumer information on fuel economy and CO2 emissions in respect of the marketing of new passenger cars.

- Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 June 2001 on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

- Directive 2001/77/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 September 2001 on the promotion of electricity produced from renewable energy sources in the internal electricity market.

- Directive 2001/80/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2001 on the limitation of emissions of certain pollutants into the air from large combustion plants.

- Directive 2002/91/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2002 on the energy performance of buildings.

- Directive 2003/30/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 May 2003 on the promotion of the use of biofuels or other renewable fuels for transport.

- Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community and amending Council Directive 96/61/EC.

- Council Directive 2003/96/EC of 27 October 2003 restructuring the Community framework for the taxation of energy products and electricity.

- Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

- Council Directive 2004/74/EC of 29 April 2004 amending Directive 2003/96/EC as regards the possibility for certain Member States to apply, in respect of energy products and electricity, temporary exemptions or reductions in the levels of taxation.

- Directive 2004/101/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 October 2004 amending Directive 2003/87/EC establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community, in respect of the Kyoto Protocol‟s project mechanisms.

- Directive 2005/32/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2005 establishing a framework for the setting of ecodesign requirements for energy-using products and amending Council Directive 92/42/EEC and Directives 96/57/EC and 2000/55/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

- Directive 2008/1/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 January 2008 concerning integrated pollution prevention and control.

- Directive 2008/101/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 amending Directive 2003/87/EC so as to include aviation activities in the scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Community.

- Directive 2009/28/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources and amending and subsequently repealing Directives 2001/77/EC and 2003/30/EC.

- Directive 2009/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 amending Directive 2003/87/EC so as to improve and extend the greenhouse gas emission allowance trading scheme of the Community.

- Directive 2009/33/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles.

 

Maltese Legislation

- Motor Vehicles Registration and Licensing Act, Chapter 368 of the Laws of Malta.

- Excise Duty Act, Chapter 382 of the Laws of Malta.

- Malta Resources Authority Act, Chapter 423 of the Laws of Malta.

- Environment Protection Act, Chapter 435 of the Laws of Malta.

 

Subsidiary Legislation

- Subsidiary Legislation 356.09, Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 2007.

- Subsidiary Legislation 423.19, Promotion of Electricity produced from Renewable Energy Sources Regulations, 2004.

- Subsidiary Legislation 423.24, Use of Biofuels or other Renewable Fuels for Transport Regulations, 2004.

- Subsidiary Legislation 423.25, Minimum Requirements on the Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations, 2006.

 

  • Global Maritime Security and International Law

 

There is no one textbook which covers all the aspects to be considered in this study-unit. Students will be referred to areas in various texts such as the ones that follow:

*The more important entries for the purposes of this study-unit are followed by [MAIN TEXT].

 

• Bantekas Illias and Nash Susan, International Criminal Law (2nd edn, Cavendish Publishing, UK, 2003) [Available at IMLI Library]

• Churchill Robin R and Lowe Alan V, The Law of the Sea (3rd edn, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1999) Available at Law Faculty Library. [MAIN TEXT]

• Dupuy Rene-Jean and Vignes Daniel, A Handbook on the New Law of the Sea (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht, 1991) vols 1 and 2 [Available at IMLI library]

• Freestone David, Barnes Richard and Ong David (eds), The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects (OUP, Oxford, 2006) [Available at IMLI library]

• ILO and IMO, Code of Practice: Security in Ports (Geneva, International Labour Organisation / London, International Maritime Organisation, 2004) [Available online]

• Mallia Patricia, Migrant Smuggling by Sea: Combating a Current Threat to Maritime Security through the Creation of a Cooperative Framework (Martinus Nijhoff/Brill,The Netherlands, 2010) [Martinus Nijhoff, The Netherlands, 2010] [MAIN TEXT]

• McClean David, Transnational Organized Crime: A Commentary on the UN Convention and its Protocols (OUP, Oxford, 2007)

• O’Connell Daniel Patrick (Shearer Ivan Anthony ed), The International Law of the Sea (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1982) vol I [Available at IMLI library]

• O’Connell Daniel Patrick (Shearer Ivan Anthony ed), The International Law of the Sea (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1984) vol II [Available at IMLI library]

• United Nations, Commentary on the UN Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances 1998, E/CN.7/590 (United Nations, New York, 1998)

• United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Legislative Guide for the Implementation of the UN Convention against Transnational Organised Crime and the Protocols thereto (United Nations, New York, 2004) [Available online]

• United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Travaux Preparatoires of the negotiations for the elaboration of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime and the Protocols thereto (United Nations, New York, 2006) [Available online]

• UNHCR, ‘Selected Reference Materials: Rescue at Sea, Maritime Interception and Stowaways’ (UNHCR, Geneva, 2006) [Available online] [MAIN TEXT]

 

Main International Instruments: [MAIN TEXTS]

 

• International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended (London, 1 November 1974, entered into force 1 May 1991) 1184 UNTS 3; 14 ILM 959 (SOLAS)

• International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (Hamburg, 27 April 1979, entered into force 22 June 1985) 1405 UNTS 97 (SAR Convention)

• United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Montego Bay, 10 December 1982, entered into force 16 November 1994) 1833 UNTS 3; 21 ILM 1261 (LOSC)

• Convention on the High Seas (Geneva, 29 April 1958, entered into force 30 September 1962) 13 UST 2312; 450 UNTS 11 (HSC)

• Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone (Geneva, 29 April 1958, entered into force 10 September 1964) 15 UST 1606; 516 UNTS 205 (TSC)

• United Nations Convention on Transnational Organised Crime (Palermo, 15 November 2000, entered into force 29 September 2000) 40 ILM (2001) 335 (CATOC)

• Protocol against the Smuggling of Migrants by Land, Sea and Air, Supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime (Palermo, 15 November 2000, entered into force 28 January 2004) 40 ILM 384 (Smuggling Protocol)

• Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (Vienna, 10 March 1988, entered into force 1 March 1992) 27 ILM 668; 1678 UNTS 201 (SUA Convention)

• Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Fixed Platforms Located on the Continental Shelf (Rome, 10 March 1988, entered into force 1 March 1992) 27 ILM 685 (SUA Protocol)

• Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Vienna, 20 December 1988, entered into force 11 November 1990) UN Doc E/CONF.82/15; 28 ILM 493 (Vienna Drugs Convention)

Agreement concerning cooperation in Suppressing Illicit Maritime and Air Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances in the Caribbean Area (San Jose, Costa Rica, 10 April 2003, not yet in force) (Aruba Agreement)

• Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Malta concerning cooperation to Suppress the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction, their Delivery Systems, and Related Materials by Sea (Washington, 15 March 2007, entered into force 19 December 2007)

• Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas concerning cooperation in maritime law enforcement (Nassau, signed and entered into force on 29 July 2004)

 

  • Gender and the Law

 

General

- UN CEDAW

- UN HRI/GEN/2/Rev.1/Add.2

- ILO C183 Maternity Protection Convention, 2000

- Gender Equality Act

- Domestic Violence Act

- Civil Code

- Criminal Code

 

Cases

- Selected judgments of the ECHR, ECJ and domestic courts

 

Selected Readings

- Beresford S., Get Over Your (Legal) ‘Self’: A Brief History of Lesbians, Motherhood and the Law, Journal of Social Welfare & Family Law, Vol. 30, No. 2, June 2008, 95–106.

- Burton M., Failing to Protect: Victims’ Rights and Police Liability, 2009, The Modern Law Review, (2009) 72(2) 272-295.

- Campbell Clark S., Work/family border theory: A new theory of work/family balance, Human Relations, Volume 53(6): 747-770.

- Coneus K., Goeggel K., and Muehler G., Maternal employment and child care decision, Oxford Economic Papers (2008).

- Hanna C., Rethinking Consent in a “big Love” Way, VERMONT LAW SCHOOL LEGAL STUDIES RESEARCH PAPER SERIES Research Paper No. 10-20, Electronic copy available at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1502760.

- Harris D. and Parisi D., Gender Role Ideologies and Marriage Promotion: State Policy Choices and Suggestions for Improvement, Review of Policy Research, Volume 22, Number 6 (2005).

- Hill J. B., Reproductive Rights as Health Care Rights, Case Research Paper Series in Legal Studies Working Paper 09-30, October 2009. http://ssrn.com/abstract=1490073.

- Kerr I., Pregnant Women and the “Born Alive” Rule in Canada, 2000 Tort Law Review, Vol. 8.

- Khafagy F., Honour Killing in Egypt, "Violence against women: Good practices in combating and eliminating violence against women", UN Division for Advancement of Women, 2005.

- Lleras C., Employment, Work Conditions, and the Home Environment in Single-Mother Families, Journal of Family Issues 2008; 29; 1268.

- Meredith S., Policing Pregnancy: The Law and Ethics of Obstetric Conflict, Ashgate, Aldershot, 2005.

- Piccard A., U.S. Ratification of CEDAW: From Bad to Worse? Stetson University College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Research Paper No. 2009-28.

- Rivett M., Treatment for perpetrators of domestic violence: controversy in policy and practice, Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health16: 205–210 (2006).

- Siddique Z., Partially Identified Treatment Effects under Imperfect Compliance: The Case of Domestic Violence, IZA DP No. 4565, 2009.

 

ELECTIVES – SEMESTER 2

 

  • Child Law

 

Legislation

Civil Code Chapter 16

COCP Chapter 12

Criminal Code Chapter 9

Children and Young Persons (Care Orders) Act - Chapter 285

Subsidiary Legislation 285.01

Children and Young Persons (Care Orders) Regulations

Legal Notice 49 of 1985, as amended by Legal Notices 43 of 1999 and 102 of 2005 Juvenile Court Act – Chapter 287

Refugees Act – Chapter 420

Foster Care Act - Chapter 491

Civil Code [Articles 113-130A] Subsidiary Legislation 16.04 + 16.05 Adoption Administration Act – Chapter 495 Hague Convention on Protection of Children and Co-operation in respect of Intercountry Adoption (1993)

United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child

Child Commissioner Act Chapter 462

Child Abduction and Custody Act – Chapter 410

Legal Notice 209.209

 

Cases

Selected judgements of the Maltese Courts of Justice and the ECHR

 

General

Bainham A., Children:The Modern Law, Jordan pub., (3rd ed.) 2005

Farrugia R., 2004, Child Law, in Encyclopaedia of Social Studies and Humanities: Law edited by Schwabach A. and Cockfield A.J., Honorary Theme Editor(s),in Encyclopaedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), under auspices of UNESCO [http://www.eolss.net]

Fortin J., Children’s Rights and the Developing Law, Cambridge University Press, (2nd Ed.) 2005

Mair J., and Örücü E. (eds.), Juxtaposing Legal Systems and the Principles of European on Parental Responsibilities, 2009, Intersentia pub., [ISBN ISBN 978-90-5095-979-7]

[Farrugia R., Principles relating to Parental Responsibility and Authority in Malta, in Juxtaposing Legal Systems and the Principles of European on Parental Responsibilities, Mair J., and Örücü E. (eds.), 2009, Intersentia pub., [ISBN ISBN 978-90-5095-979-7]

NB: Detailed readings will be given out for each lecture.

 

Selected Readings

Besson S., Enforcing the Child’s Right to know Her Origins: Contrasting Approaches under the CRC and the ECHR, International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family Advance Access published online on April 17, 2007

Da´vila P. and Naya L., Education and the rights of the child in Europe, Prospects (2007) 37:357–367

Dyer C.,The Gillick Judgment, British Medical Journal, Volume 291 26 OCTOBER 1985

Farrugia R., 2007, Brussels II BIS - Its Impact and Application in EU Member States. BOELE-WOELKI, K. and GONZALEZ BEILFUSS, C. (eds), Malta Chapter, Intersentia pub. [ISBN 978-90-5095-644-4]

Lundberg S., Romich J., Tsang K., Decision-Making by Children, IZA DP No. 2952, July 2007

Farrugia R., Children’s Rights in Family Court Proceedings, in The UN Children’s Rights Convention: theory meets practice, ALEN A. et al (eds) Chapter VIII Children’s Rights and the Family, 2007, Intersentia pub. [ISBN 90-5095-640-8]

Farrugia R., “Child Rights Perspective on Family Friendly Policies” in Family Law – Balancing Interests and Pursuing Priorities, WARDLE L. (ed.), 2007, Hein and Co pub., [ISBN: 0-8377-3834-2]

Farrugia R., Child rights and state responsibility in determining “home”, 2009, Id-Dritt law journal, Vol. XX, 2009, pp 204-224, [ISBN -13:978-99932-0-759-7]

Francesconi M., Adult Outcomes for Children of Teenage Mothers

IZA DP No. 2778, May 2007

Jacobs M., Why Just Two? Disaggregating Traditional Parental Rights and Responsibilities to Recognize Multiple Parents, Legal Studies Research Paper Series, Research Paper No. 05 – 04, http://ssrn.com/abstract=1012333

Lind J., The best interest of the child as an argument in assessments of parent potential in Sweden, International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, 2008

Littlechild B., Young offenders, punitive policies and the rights of children, Critical Social Policy 1997; 17; 73

Sankaran V., Perpetuating the Impermanence of Foster Children: A Critical Analysis of Efforts to Reform the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children, 40 FAM. L.Q. 435 (2006)

United Nations General Assembly, Promotion and protection of the rights of children, A/C.3/63/L.16/Rev.1, 2008

van Krieken R., The ‘Best Interests of the Child’ and Parental Separation: on the ‘Civilizing of Parents’, The Modern Law Review, (2005) 68(1) MLR 25^48

 

  • VAT and Indirect Taxation Law

 

  • International Taxation

 

- Avery Jones, John, Jurisdiction to tax companies: the influence of the jurisdiction of the courts and of European thinking (Cambridge 2008).

- Baker, Philip, Tax Avoidance, Tax Mitigation and tax Evasion (Taxbar.com).

- Baker Philip, A Manual on the OECD Model Tax Convention on Income and on Capital (London 2005).

- Baker Philip, ‘Taxation and the European Convention on Human Rights’ (British Tax Review 2000).

- Bowes, Paul, Principles of International Taxation (UK 2005).

- North, P.M & Fawcett J., Cheshire’s Private International Law (Scotland 1992).

- Pennington, R, P, Pennington’s Company Law Eight Edition (England 2001).

- Quereshi, Ashif, The Public International Law of Taxation Tax, Cases & Materials (Wiltshire 1994).

- Rohatgi, Roy, Basic International Taxation (New York 2002).

- Van Raad Kee, Materials on International and EC Tax Law.

- Vogel, Klaus, Klaus Vogel On Double Taxation Conventions (Munich 1999).

- Wade H.W.R, Administrative Law (London 1994).

 

  • Policy and Crime Prevention Law

 

Main texts:

Camilleri-Cassar, F. (2005) Gender Equality in Maltese Social Policy: Graduate Women and the Male Breadwinner Model, Agenda Publications.

Knepper, P. (2007) Criminology and Social Policy, Sage Publications

 

Other readings:

Armstrong, D. (2006) ‘Becoming Criminal: The Cultural Politics of Risk’, International Journal of Inclusive Education 10: 265 – 78.

Cook, D. (2006) Criminal and Social Justice, Sage Publications.

Dixon, B. (2006) ‘Development, Crime Prevention and Social Policy in Post Apartheid South Africa’, Critical Social Policy 26: 169 -91.

Laws of Malta http://www.justiceservices.gov.mt/LOM.aspx?pageid=27&mode=chrono

 

  • Feminism and the Law

 

• Jackson S. - Jones J. (eds), 1998. "Contemporary Feminist Theories", NY: New York Univ. Press.

• Taylor B. - Rush S. - Munro R.J., 1999. “Feminist Jurisprudence, Women and the Law: Critical Essays, Research Agenda and Bibliography". Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein & Co.

• Chamallas M., 1998. “Introduction to Feminist Legal Theory”. New York: Panel Publishers

 

  • EU Technology Law

 

The current editions of the five best known information technology law textbooks are:

Rowland, D., Kohl, U. & Charlesworth A. Information Technology Law, (4th ed.) Routledge, 2011, ISBN: 978-0-415-48237-0

Lloyd, I. Information Technology Law (7th ed.), OUP, 2014, ISBN: 978-0-19-870232-0

Murray, A. Information Technology Law (2nd ed.) OUP, 2013. ISBN: 978-0-19-966151-0

Reed, C. & Angel, J. (eds.) Computer Law (7th ed.) Oxford University Press, 2012, ISBN: 978-0-19-969646-8

Bainbridge, D. Introduction to Information Technology Law, (6th ed.) Longman, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-40-584666-0

 

  • Bioethics

 

- FORD Norman, The Prenatal Person. Ethics from Conception to birth, Oxford 2002.

- BASTERRA F. J. ELIZARI, Bioethics, St Paul/MN 1991

- ASHLEY B. - O'ROURKE K., Health Care Ethics: a Theological Analysis, Georgetown 1997.

- BEAUCHAMP T. - CHILDRESS J., Principles of biomedical ethics, Oxford 2001.

- JOHN PAUL II, Evangelium Vitae, Vatican City 1993

- SHANNON TH., Bioethics, 1993

- O'ROURKE K. - BOYLE PH., Medical ethics. Sources of catholic teachings, St Louis 1989.

- CHADWICK R., The concise encyclopedia of the new technologies, 2001.

- WARREN TH. R., Encyclopedia of bioethics, London 1995.

 

  • International Criminal Law

 

- Cassese Antonio, 2008, 2nd Edition, International Criminal Law, Oxford University Press.

- Cryer Robert, Friman Hakan, Robinson Darryl & Wilmshurst Elizabeth, 2007, An Introduction to International Criminal Law and Procedure, Cambridge University Press.

- Bassiouni Cherif M., 1986, International Criminal Law, Volumes 1-3, Transnational Publishers.

- Kalmthout, A.M and Durnescu, I., 2008, Probation in Europe. Wolf Legal Publications: The Netherlands.

- Rodley Nigel S., 2000, The Treatment of Prisoners Under International Law, 2nd Edition, Oxford University Press.

- Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

- Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.

- Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

- Convention on the Non-Applicability of Statutory Limitations to War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity.

- Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Maritime Navigation.

- Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against the Safety of Civil Aviation.

- Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft.

- Convention on Offences & Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft.

- Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection.

- Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material.

- Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

- International Convention Against the Taking of Hostages.

- International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism.

- International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings.

- International Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism.

- Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.

- Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.

- Draft Articles on the Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts.

- European Council Framework Decision 2002/584/JHA of 13th June 2002 on the European Arrest Warrant & Surrender Procedures Between Member States.

- European Convention on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters; Geneva Convention relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War.

- Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners.

- Interpol Constitution and General Regulations.

 

Compiled by John Caruana, Joshua Chircop & Marc Dimech