Juridical Interest Redefined?

  • Tonio Borg
  • 12/03/2022
  • 22 min read

In this article, Tonio Borg comments on two recent judgments that accepted a wider notion of juridical interest in public law actions, and what this may mean for the future. Cite as: Tonio Borg, ‘Juridical Interest Redefined?’ (Online Law Journal, 12 March 2022). Introduction Two landmark judgments have been delivered by our courts which can […]

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In this article, Dr Tonio Borg reviews and analyses the case-law of the Maltese Courts on statements given to the police without lawyer assistance, as a potential exception to the ‘no forbidden fruit theory’ recognised by Maltese Law. Tonio Borg, ‘The Validity of Statements  made in Police Detention without Lawyer Assistance’ (Online Law Journal, 13 […]

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The Rule of Law

  • Vincent A De Gaetano
  • 12/12/2020
  • 16 min read

In this article, Vincent A. De Gaetano elucidates the meaning and significance of the Rule of Law in the light of international instruments and historical events, and assesses the Maltese legal landscape in this context. Brought to you here are chosen extracts on the advice of the author as an indication of the article’s drift. […]

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In this article, Dr Tonio Borg reviews the constitutional provisions privileging the government and public authorities in the context of today’s jurisprudence and legal thinking, offering his thoughts on dubious and antiquated provisions. Tonio Borg, ‘Immunities in favour of Government and Public Authorities in the Maltese Constitution‘ (Online Law Journal, 5 December 2020). General Presumably, […]

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In this article, Ethan Brincat makes the case for an enforceable human right to a healthy environment within Malta’s constitutional framework to complement the increased environmental awareness within contemporary society. The rest of the article can be found in Id-Dritt XXX. In the years following independence and continuing until the present day, the first Maltese […]

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In this article, Dr Tonio Borg examines the conflicts, similarities and contrasts between the Constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights. Tonio Borg, ‘The Constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights: conflicts, similarities and contrasts’ (Online Law Journal, 25 July 2020). The juridical relationship in Malta between the Constitution and the European Convention […]

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In this article, Professor Kevin Aquilina takes a look at Bill N.83 of 2018, which is proposing the creation of the Office of State Advocate, and the separation of functions of state prosecutor from those of legal advisor to Government. Kevin Aquilina, ‘The State Advocate Bill No. 83 of 2019: Acting in Breach of Malta’s […]

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