Derived rights of third-country nationals – moving forward

Derived rights of third-country nationals – moving forward

Last May the Court of Justice gave a preliminary ruling on the refusal to third-country nationals, mothers of minor children, of social assistance and child benefit on the ground of lack of right of residence. The Court in the case of Chavez-Vilchez and Others sought...
The Cohabitation Bill

The Cohabitation Bill

The Cohabitation Bill, currently being read in Malta’s Parliament, has the aim of protecting the rights of those considered most vulnerable in a relationship. It seeks to provide a legal framework within which cohabiting heterosexual or same-sex couples can agree to...