Recent Amendments to Employment Legislation

Recent Amendments to Employment Legislation

Four new Legal Notices have brought about amendments to existing employment laws and regulations, introducing new provisions regulating the respective rights and duties of employees and employers. Introduced on the 10th of August 2018, these Legal Notices regulate...
The Media and Defamation Act, 2018

The Media and Defamation Act, 2018

The Media and Defamation Act, 2018 was enacted on the 24th April 2018, repealing the Press Act, Chapter 248 of the Laws of Malta and establishing a new legal framework for media law, libel, defamation, slander under Maltese law. The legislator introduced a number of...
Asylum seekers and sexual orientation

Asylum seekers and sexual orientation

On the 25th January 2018, the European Court of Justice in a Preliminary Reference ruled that an asylum seeker cannot be subjected to a psychological test in order to determine his sexual orientation and that the performance of such tests amount to a disproportionate...