The proposed amendments to articles 495 and 495B of the Civil Code

By |October 14th, 2015|

During the budget speech read out on 12 October 2015, the Honorable Finance Minister Prof. Edward Scicluna announced that the Government of Malta would be proposing an amendment to articles 495 and 495B of the Civil Code, Chapter 16 of the Laws of Malta, by virtue of which the time period required by law for […]

The Civil Standard of Proof under Maltese Law

By |July 28th, 2015|


This is an excerpt of ‘The Standard of Proof for Criminal Conduct in Civil Proceedings’ (Carlos Bugeja, LL.D., University of Malta)

In the civil forum, for the court to be satisfied that the facts being alleged have been sufficiently proved, generally, proof on balance of probabilities is sufficient. This means that the party alleging the claim has […]