Government Notices published in Govt. Gazette No. 19,579 of 24 May 2016

No. 516

RESUMPTION OF DUTIES BY THE PRIME MINISTER

 IT is notified for general information that the Hon. Joseph Muscat, KUOM, BCom, BA (Hons.), MA (European Studies), PhD (Bristol), MP, resumed duties as Prime Minister on Sunday, 22nd May, 2016, and that the arrangements made by Government Notice No. 492 of the 19th May, 2016, ceased to have effect accordingly.

22nd May, 2016

No. 517

ACTING PRIME MINISTER

IT is notified for general information that, acting on the advice of the Prime Minister, the President of Malta has directed that the Hon. Evarist Bartolo, BA (Hons), MEd (Wales), MP, Minister for Education and Employment, assumes the additional duties of the Prime Minister, on Sunday, 22nd May, 2016, during the absence from Malta of the Hon. Joseph Muscat, KUOM, BCom, BA (Hons), MA (European Studies), PhD (Bristol), MP. 

22nd May, 2016

No. 518

PUBLICATION OF BILLS IN SUPPLEMENT

IT is notified for general information that the following Bills are published in the Supplement to this Gazette:

Bill No. 157 entitled the Conduct Certificates Ordinance (Amendment) Act, 2016; and

 Bill No. 158 entitled the Various Laws (Transposition of Directive 2013/55/EU) (Amendment) Act, 2016.

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No. 519

LEGAL NOTICES
PUBLISHED IN THE SUPPLEMENT
TO THE GOVERNMENT GAZETTE

IT is notified for general information that the following Legal Notices were published in the Supplement to the Government Gazette No. 19,576 of 17th May, 2016 and No. 19,578 of 20th May, 2016, respectively.
L.N. 170 of 2016: Regulator for Energy and Water Services Act (Cap. 545); Liquefied Petroleum Gas Market (Amendment No. 2) Regulations, 2016.


L.N. 171 of 2016: Public Administration Act (Cap. 497): Servizz.gov Agency (Establishment as an Agency) Order, 2016.

L.N. 172 of 2016: Utilities and Services (Regulation of Certain Works) (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act No. XVIII of 2016); Commencement Notice.

L.N. 173 of 2016: Equality for Men and Women Act (Cap. 456); Exercise of Rights Conferred on Workers (Freedom of Movement) Regulations, 2016.

L.N. 174 of 2016: Eco-Contribution Act (Cap. 473); Eco-Contribution Act (Amendment to the Second Schedule) Regulations, 2016.

L.N. 175 of 2016: Eco-Contribution Act (Cap. 473); Eco-Contribution Act (Amendment to the Third Schedule) Regulations, 2016.

24th May, 206

No. 520

RESUMPTION OF DUTIES OF DIRECTOR
GENERAL (COMMERCE)

MR Godwin Warr, Director General (Commerce), resumed duties on 19th May, 2016, and the arrangements referred to in Government Notice No. 485 of 17th May, 2016 are hereby being cancelled.

24th May, 2016

No. 521

WARRANT BY THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE, CULTURE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

IT is notified that in exercise of such powers as provided by Article (3) of the Commissioner for Oaths Ordinance (Cap. 79) the Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government appointed as Commissioner for Oaths, whilst performing such functions and as long as they continue in that capacity, and/or for the period indicated in the same appointment, whichever is the earlier, the undermentioned:

Transport Malta
Mr Brian Miguel Farrugia 
Mr Stephen Cachia 
Ms Karin Maria Cremona   

By Authority
OWEN BONNICI
Minister for Justice, Culture
and Local Government

19th May, 2016

No. 522

WARRANT BY THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE, CULTURE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

IT is notified that in exercise of such powers as provided by Article (3) of the Commissioner for Oaths Ordinance (Cap. 79) the Minister for Justice, Culture and Local Government appointed as Commissioner for Oaths, whilst performing such functions and as long as she continues in that capacity, and/or for the period indicated in the same appointment, whichever is the earlier, the undermentioned:

Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority

Dr Geraldine Spiteri  
 
By Authority
OWEN BONNICI
Minister for Justice, Culture
and Local Government

19th May, 2016

No. 523

APPOINTMENT OF ACTING CLERK
OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE Clerk of the House of Representatives has approved the following temporary appointment:

 
NAME   POST DEPARTMENT DATE
Mrs Josanne Paris     Acting Clerk of the House of Representatives     House of Representatives Parliament of Malta 22 - 25.05.2016


24th May, 2016

No. 524

FINANCIAL SERVICES TRIBUNAL

IT is notified for general information that in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 21 of the Malta Financial Services Authority Act (Cap. 330) and Article 2 of the Financial Markets Act (Cap. 345), the Minister for Finance has appointed Dr David Fabri, LLD, PhD (Melit.) as a member of the Financial Services Tribunal in lieu of Mr Paul Vella. This appointment shall remain valid until 16th February, 2018.

24th May, 2016

No. 525
                           
POLICE ACADEMY BOARD

IT is notified for general information that the Acting Commissioner of Police Laurence Cutajar has been appointed as a Member on the Police Academy Board in lieu of the former Commissioner of Police Michael Cassar.

24th May, 2016

No. 526

TRAFFICKING IN HUMAN PERSONS MONITORING COMMITTEE

IT is notified for general information that the Acting Commissioner of Police Laurence Cutajar has been appointed as a Member on the Trafficking in Human Persons Monitoring Committee in lieu of the former Commissioner of Police Michael Cassar.

24th May, 2016

No. 527

CIVIL PROTECTION COUNCIL

IT is notified for general information that the Acting Commissioner of Police Laurence Cutajar has been appointed as a Member on the Civil Protection Council in lieu of the former Commissioner of Police Michael Cassar.

This nomination will remain valid until 19th September, 2016.

24th May, 2016

No. 528

GOLDSMITHS AND SILVERSMITHS ACT (CAP. 46)

THE Commissioner of Inland Revenue notifies that on the date shown hereunder, the price of gold and silver on which valuations made by the Consuls for Goldsmiths and Silversmiths are based has been fixed for the purposes of article 14 of the said Act as follows:

 Date Pure Gold Pure Silver
  Grams Grams
 
 24.5.2016 €36.336 €0.506

24th May, 2016

No. 529

NAMING OF STREETS IN MALTA

IN  exercise  of  the  powers  conferred  by  Subsidiary Legislation 363.10, the Prime Minister has directed that the streets specified in the first column of the subjoined schedule be renamed as specified in the second column of the schedule.

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No. 530

NOTICE IN TERMS OF THE PRIVATE GUARDS
 AND LOCAL WARDENS ACT, 1996
(ACT NO. XIII OF 1996)

THE Commissioner of Police, in terms of articles 7 and 8 of the Private Guards and Local Wardens Act, 1996, hereby notifies that the following applications as mentioned hereunder have been received:

Application for Licence of a Local Warden

Name and Surname Identity Card No. Iddress
Omar Grima 433383 (M) 6, Triq il-Grazzji, Ħaż-Żabbar.

Application for Licence of Private Guard

Name and Surname Identity Card No. Address
Mary Rose Bonnici 424764 (M) Pointer, Flat 3, Triq Ħal Luqa, Ħal Qormi.
Joseph Cutajar 432368 (M) 9, Goldcrest, Triq San Ciru, iż-Żurrieq.

Alessandro Oglialoro 116668 (A) Flat 2, All Winds, Triq L-Istellarju,
Ħaż-Żabbar.
Biniam Temesgen Alfa 72614 (A) 50, Triq it-Tramuntana, il-Belt Valletta.

Gordon Gatt 272072 (M) 10, Flat 2, Triq il-Mediterran, il-Belt Valletta.
Mandy Micallef 499991 (M) 5, Sqaq il-Vitorja Numru 1, Birkirkara.
Nicholas Micallef 294993 (M) 9, Season’s Court, Flat 4, Triq Marku Falzun, Birkirkara.
Emanuel k/a Noel Bonnici 4561 (M) 60, Ben Hur, Triq L-Imnarja, Birżebbuġa.
Daniel Camilleri 664758 (M) 90, Matthew, Triq is-Sur, Fgura.

Carlo Chessa 136332 (A) Lianje, Flat 4, Misrah Tal-Modonna Medjatrici, Ħaż-Żabbar.
Nazzareno Bugeja 351265 (M) Nijinski, Triq Luret Cutajar, Ħaż-Żebbuġ.

John Chircop 323890 (M) 13, Hajja Gdida, Triq S. Fiteni, il-Mosta.
Diego Abela 179991 (M) 25, Triq G. Garibaldi, Birżebbuġa.
Jonathan Spagnol 573788 (M) 84, Triq il-Vittorja, il-Ħamrun.

Clint Rapa 125588 (M) Flat 6, Qasam Tal-Bini Tal-Gvern, Binja L, Ent. D, Ħaż-Żabbar.
Dean Adam Mifsud 489192 (M) 38, St. Rita, Triq il-Barrieri, il-Mosta.

Mario Farrugia 617362 (M) 12, Triq San Frangisk, iż-Żejtun.

Wayne Paul Xuereb 85096 (M) 5, Southern Cross, Triq Caravaggio,
Ħal Għargħur.
Doreen Abela 222876 (M) 47, Fleur D’Amour, Triq il-Bies, iż-Żejtun.
Emanuel Debattista 28267 (M) 59, Grand Prix, Triq Patri G. Spiteri Fremond, Ħal Qormi.
Carmen Joan Debattista 25869 (M) 59, Grand Prix, Triq Patri G. Spiteri Fremond, Ħal Qormi.
Clayton Cassar 8284 (M) 47, Rifrans, Triq il-Lunzjata, il-Birgu.

Maria-Anne Axisa 284160 (M) App. Indipendenza, Blokk B, Flat 12, Triq Maria De Dominicis, Santa Luċija.
Anthony Vella 353854 (M) 87, Triq Felice, Ħaż-Żabbar.

Emanuel Felice 305774 (M) Wignacourt, Flat 6, Triq F.C. Bourlemaque, Birzebbuġa.
Brenda Degabriele 78394 (M) Blokk Ricasoli 4, Triq Santu Rokku,
il-Kalkara.
Amy Joan Degabriele 78294 (M) Blokk Ricasoli 4, Triq Santu Rokku,
il-Kalkara.
Burhan Awil Jama 100456 (A) Jesmond Court, Flat 1, Triq L-Iskuna,
il-Qawra, San Pawl il-Baħar.
Jonathan Spiteri 274784 (M) 14, Triq il-Hobbejza, iż-Żejtun.

Jonathan Psaila 340990 (m) 31, Triq ir-Redentur, Ħaż-Żabbar.

Andrew Stuart Stephen Anthony Patrick Gray Bannerman 161916 (L) Blokk T 5, Trejqet il-Ġiżimini, l-Imtarfa.
Paul Azzopardi 11165 (G) Albatross, Triq il-Kav. Lorenzo Zammit Haber, Xewkija, Għawdex.
Maria Anna Borg 327166 9M) Les Camilles, Flat 1, Triq Tal-Qroqq, l-Imsida.
Jean Paul Formosa 169498 (M) Binja Hamrija, Flat 17, Triq il-Ħamrija, in-Naxxar.
Any person may, within one month from the publication of this notice, object in writing to the Commissioner about the issue of the above licences on any of the grounds listed in section 10 of the Private Guards and Local Wardens Act, which are:

(a) where the applicant or any officer of the applicant or any person who has an effective control of the services to be provided by the applicant.

(i) has been convicted in Malta or elsewhere of any crime against the safety of the state, or of any crime of voluntary harm or injury to any person or any crime against property or public trust or any other serious crime; or

(ii) has been declared bankrupt or his financial position is precarious or otherwise renders the applicant unsuitable; or


(iii) has been discharged from the police or armed forces  or the prison services because of any offence or other misbehaviour; or

(iv) is a public officer or a member of the police or armed forces or the prison services; or
(b) when information is available which is in the public interest; or

(c) where the applicant does not possess the necessary qualifications as may be prescribed by or under the Act.

24th May, 2016

No. 531

REGULATOR FOR ENERGY
AND WATER SERVICES

Grant on the Purchase of Photovoltaic Systems
in the Domestic Sector - Call 2016/PV

In order to further encourage the better use of the energy being generated by the country, the Regulator for Energy and Water Services is administering the following European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funded scheme which aims to encourage the use of photovoltaic systems for residential use that reduce the use of energy, or use renewable sources of energy.

1. Grant payable under this scheme

Applicants may apply for a grant under this scheme for a system by means of an online form from the Regulator for Energy and Water Services website (www.rews.org.mt) or by means of the form downloadable from the same website. The scheme is administered and governed in terms of the guidelines also downloadable from the website.

Applicants who have received a grant for a similar system since 2006 shall not be eligible for another grant issued in terms of this Scheme.

2. Duration of the scheme

Applications for this call may be validly received as from 8.00 a.m. of Monday, 30 of May, 2016 until the end of the year. The scheme may be modified or terminated before that date by means of a notice in the Gazette. This scheme may be renewed as may be deemed necessary by the Regulator for Energy and Water Services also by means of a notice in the Gazette.

3. Eligible expenditure

The Regulator reserves the right to refuse the grant and, or take legal action to recover the amount granted with interests and any other costs incurred, in case of any applicant having exercised the right to obtain or who has obtained any tax rebate, deduction including deductions of input tax credit from the output tax in terms of the Value Added Tax Act (Cap. 406), or other tax refund however so described, with regard to the eligible expenditure made in relation to the purchase of the photovoltaic installation.

4. Amendments to the scheme

The Regulator for Energy and Water Services shall at all times have the right to make any amendments to this scheme by means of a notice published in the Gazette containing such amendments.

SCHEDULE

List of grant percentage

PV systems: 50% of eligible costs up to a maximum of Euro 2,300 per system and Euro 757/kWp and (kWp times €3,800) minus eligible cost.

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Operational Programme  I - European Structural and Investment Funds 2014-2020
“Fostering a Competitive and Sustainable Economy to Meet Our Challenges”
European Regional Development Fund
Co-financing rate: 80% European Union; 20% National Funds