28/11/2023

Government Notices published in Govt. Gazette No. 21,157 of 28th November 2023

No. 1635

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. Chris Fearne, MD, FRCS(Ed), MP, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Health assumes the additional duties of the Prime Minister, on Sunday, 26th November, 2023 during the absence from Malta of the Hon. Robert Abela, KUOM, BA, LLD, Adv. Trib. Melit., MP.

24th November, 2023

 

No. 1636

PUBLICATION OF ACT IN SUPPLEMENT

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

Act No. XXXIX of 2023 entitled the Further and Higher Education (Amendment) Act, 2023.

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1637

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. 76 entitled the Various Laws relating to Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act, 2023;

Bill No. 77 entitled the Criminal Code (Amendment No. 8) Act, 2023; and

Bill No. 78 entitled the Criminal Code (Amendment No. 9) Act, 2023.

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1638

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. 21,155 of 23rd November, 2023 (Legal Notices 270 to 271) and No. 21,156 of 24th November, 2023 (Legal Notice 272) respectively.

L.N. 270 of 2023: Employment and Industrial Relations Act (Cap. 452); Employment Agencies Regulations, 2023.

L.N. 271 of 2023: Employment and Training Services Act (Cap. 594); Employment Agencies (Repeal) Regulations, 2023.

L.N. 272 of 2023: Value Added Tax Act (Cap. 406); Value Added Tax (Reporting Obligations for Payment Service Providers) Regulations, 2023.

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1639

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY ACT (CAP. 623)  

Building and Construction Consultative Council

It is hereby notified for general information that in exercise of the powers conferred by the Legal Notice 255 of 2023 that falls under the Building and Construction Authority Act (Cap. 623), the Minister for Public Works and Planning has appointed the following members to form the Building and Construction Consultative Council. 

These appointments are effective from the 27th November 2023 for a period of three (3) years. 

Chairperson

Perit Charles Buhagiar

Deputy Chairperson

Ing. Winston Pirotta

Members

Kamra tal-Periti

Perit Andre Pizzuto as representative

Chamber of Engineers

Mr Jonathan Cauchi as representative

Malta Chamber of SMEs

Mr Philip Fenech as representative

Malta Chamber of Construction Management

Mr Jesmond Chetcuti as representative

Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry

Mr Mark Bajada as representative

Faculty of the Built Environment, University of Malta

Profs. Alex Torpiano as representative

The Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology

Ing. Stephen Sammut as representative

Malta Developers Association

Mr Michael Stivala as representative

General Workers' Union

Mr Jesmond Marshall as representative

UHM Voice of the Workers

Mr Kenneth Abela as representative

Forum of Maltese Unions

Mr Chris Attard as representative

Secretary 

Ms Salvina Gelfo

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1640

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION AUTHORITY ACT (chapter 623) 

Building and Construction Consultative Council

WITH reference to Government Notice No. 1539 published in Governemnt Gazette No. 21,147 of 10th November, 2023, the national constituted body No. 5 should be changed from Malta Chamber to The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, and the national constituted body No. 8 should be changed from Malta Developers Association to Malta Development Association.

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1641

Subsidiary Legislation 587.01 – Appeals Committee (Psychotherapy Profession) Regulations

Appeals Committee

It is hereby notified for general information that in exercise of the powers conferred by regulation 3 of the Subsidiary Legislation 587.01 – Appeals Committee (Psychotherapy Profession), the Minister for Social Policy and Children's Rights has approved the appointment of the Appeals Committee, for a period of three years with effect from 23rd November, 2023, as follows:

Chairperson

Dr Kurt Xerri, LLD (Melit), MA (Laws) (Melit), PhD (Urv)

Member

Mr Andrea Sammut De Marco, BPsy. (Hons.), MA Gestalt (G.P.T.I.M.)

Secretary

Ms Geraldine Ellul Bonici, MSyst. Fam. Psy., Pg. Dip. Syst. Fam. Psy., BPsy.

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1642

APPOINTMENT OF ACTING DIRECTOR (INFORMATION)

The Principal Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister has approved the following acting appointment:

NAME
POSTDEPARTMENTDATE
Mr Mark SciberrasActing Director and Press RegistrarInformation29.11.2023 - 2.12.2023

28th Novmber, 2023

 

No. 1643

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT (CAP. 363)

the Electoral Commission notifies that the candidate elected as Councillor in the casual election held on Monday, 27th November, 2023 for the Local Council of Il-Ħamrun to fill the post vacated by Dr Cynthia Tomasuolo is that whose name is shown hereunder:

Antoine Vassallo

J. CAMILLERI

Chief Electoral Commissioner

Office of the Electoral Commission,

Ex-Trade Fair Grounds,

In-Naxxar.

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1644

ORDER OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 113 of the Civil Code (Cap. 16), the Minister for Justice has made this Order whereby the Adoption Orders dated 5th December, 2022 issued by the Family Court in Katni presided by Judge Ravindar Singh in India is being specified as an adoption of the person therein mentioned for the purposes of Articles 113, 130 and 130A of the Civil Code.

(Sgd) Dr. Jonathan Attard

Minister for Justice

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1645

ORDER OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 113 of the Civil Code (Cap. 16), the Minister for Justice has made this Order whereby the Adoption Order dated 4th November, 2004 issued by the Ontario Court of Justice, Canada is being specified as an adoption of the person therein mentioned for the purposes of Articles 113, 130 and 130A of the Civil Code.

(Sgd) Dr. Jonathan Attard

Minister for Justice

28th November, 2023

No. 1646

ORDER OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 113 of the Civil Code (Cap. 16), the Minister for Justice has made this Order whereby the Adoption Order dated 3rd July, 2023 issued by the Vietnamese Authorities in Ho Chi Minh is being specified as an adoption of the person therein mentioned for the purposes of Articles 113, 130 and 130A of the Civil Code.

(Sgd) Dr. Jonathan Attard

Minister for Justice

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1647

ORDER OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 113 of the Civil Code (Cap. 16), the Minister for Justice has made this Order whereby the Adoption Order dated 30th July, 1991 issued by Colchester and Clacton County Court, United Kingdom is being specified as an adoption of the person therein mentioned for the purposes of Articles 113, 130 and 130A of the Civil Code.

(Sgd) Dr. Jonathan Attard

Minister for Justice

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1648

ORDER OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 113 of the Civil Code (Cap. 16), the Minister for Justice has made this Order whereby the Adoption Orders dated (a) 10th December, 2014 issued by the Family Court Southampton, England and (b) 19th May, 2017 issued by the Family Court Portsmouth, England are being specified as an adoption of the person therein mentioned for the purposes of Articles 113, 130 and 130A of the Civil Code.

(Sgd) Dr. Jonathan Attard

Minister for Justice

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1649

ORDER OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 113 of the Civil Code (Cap. 16), the Minister for Justice has made this Order whereby the Adoption Order dated 3rd November, 1965 issued by Liverpool County Court, United Kingdom is being specified as an adoption of the person therein mentioned for the purposes of Articles 113, 130 and 130A of the Civil Code.

(Sgd) Dr. Jonathan Attard

Minister for Justice

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1650

ORDER OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 113 of the Civil Code (Cap. 16), the Minister for Justice has made this Order whereby the Adoption Order dated 26th September, 1973 issued by Hereford County Court, United Kingdom is being specified as an adoption of the person therein mentioned for the purposes of Articles 113, 130 and 130A of the Civil Code.

(Sgd) Dr. Jonathan Attard

Minister for Justice

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1651

MINISTRY FOR EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT

Education Act (Cap. 27)

Correction

WITH reference to Government Notice No. 1631 published in Governemnt Gazette No. 21,156 of 24th November, 2023, in the Maltese version the warrant number should have been 10513 and not 2719.

28th November, 2023

 

No. 1652

ACQUISITION OF LAND

PROCLAMATION by the LANDS AUTHORITY

​Whereas by the provisions of section 71 in accordance with the Government Lands Act (Cap. 573) of the Laws of Malta, the Board of Governors of the Lands Authority can for public purposes, declare that the land is subject to clearance and subsoil rights.

And whereas it is required that the property mentioned in this schedule is declared subject to subsoil rights.

Now, therefore, I, by means of the powers of section 71 of the mentioned Act, hereby declare that the property mentioned in this schedule is subject to subsoil rights.

28th November, 2023

Schedule

Land in Mellieħa:

The mentioned subsoil rights consisting in the digging of a trench of about 54.70 metres long, with a variable depth and 60 metres wide and and laying of services for an indefinite period, in a field of the area of about 485 metres square, which field is bounded on the north, on the east and on the south by Government property.

The abovementioned land is shown on plan marked P.D. 2023_694 which may be viewed on demand at the Lands Authority, Auberge de Baviere, Valletta.

(Sgd) Dr John Vassallo

Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Lands Authority

23rd November, 2023

 

No. 1653

TERMINATION OF AGRICULTURAL LEASE

Declaration by the LANDS AUTHORITY

I hereby declare that the undermentioned land, which is Government property, is required for a public purpose in accordance with the provisions of the Government Lands Act (Cap. 573) of the Laws of Malta.

28th November, 2023

Description of the Land

The following land at San Pawl il-Baħar:

A plot of land measuring about 293 square metres, bounded on the north and east by a public road and on the south by Government property or more precise boundaries and is registered on Authority records as part of tenement number J67924.

The abovementioned land at Triq Ta' Xifer il-Kief, is being terminated in connection with the widening of a road.

The abovementioned land is shown marked with the colour blue on plan P.D. 2021_0271, which may be viewed on demand at the Lands Authority, Auberge de Baviere, Valletta.

(Sgd) Dr John Vassallo, LLD

Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Lands Authority

23rd November, 2023

 

No. 1654

TERMINATION OF AGRICULTURAL LEASE

Declaration by the LANDS AUTHORITY

I hereby declare that the undermentioned land, which is Government property, is required for a public purpose in accordance with the provisions of the Government Lands Act (Cap. 573) of the Laws of Malta.

28th November, 2023

Description of the Land

The following land at Żejtun:

A plot of land measuring about 921 square metres, bounded on the north by property of unknown owners and on the northwest and east by Government property or more precise boundaries and is registered on Authority records as part of tenement number J01698.

The abovementioned land at Sqaq il-Ħniena, Triq il-Labour, in Żejtun, Malta, is being terminated in connection with an update for the collection of sewage.

The abovementioned land is shown marked with the colour blue on plan P.D. 2014_1030_1, which may be viewed on demand at the Lands Authority, Auberge de Baviere, Valletta.

(Sgd) Dr John Vassallo, LLD

Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Lands Authority

23rd November, 2023

 

No. 1655

Revocation of Land 

Declaration by the Lands Authority

I hereby declare that in accordance with article 43 of Chapter 573 of the Laws of Malta regarding Government Lands, I am revoking the Declaration issued by the Lands Authority published in the Government gazette of the 16th April, 2019, under Government Notice No. 475, limitly for the part mentioned hereunder.

28th November, 2023

Description of the Land

The following land in Rabat, Malta:

A plot of land measuring about 67 square metres, bounded on the west and east by property of unknown owners and on the south by Government property or more precise boundaries.

With the approval of the Hon. Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, it has been declared that the abovementioned land in Triq Għeriexem at Rabat, Malta,  which was acquired for the widening of a road and the Belveder project is no longer required by Infrastructure Malta and so thus revocation is being made by which the mentioned land will be given back to the owners.

The abovementioned land is shown delineated with the colour blue and marked as Plot 'A' on plan P.D. No. 2018_0673_B2, which may be viewed on demand at the Lands Authority, Auberge de Baviere, Valletta.

(Sgd) Dr John Vassallo

Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Lands Authority

15th November, 2023

 

No. 1656

Revocation of Land 

Declaration by the Lands Authority 

I hereby declare that in accordance with article 43 of Chapter 573 of the Laws of Malta regarding Government Lands, I am revoking the Declaration issued by the Lands Authority published in the Government gazette of the 16th April, 2019, under Government Notice No. 475, limitly for the part mentioned hereunder.

28th November, 2023

Description of the Land

The following land in Rabat, Malta:

A plot of land measuring about 212 square metres, bounded on the west and east by property of unknown owners and on the south by Government property or more precise boundaries.

With the approval of the Hon. Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, it has been declared that the abovementioned land in Triq Għeriexem at Rabat, Malta, which was acquired for the widening of a road and the Belveder project is no longer required by Infrastructure Malta and so thus revocation is being made by which the mentioned land will be given back to the owners.

The abovementioned land is shown delineated with the colour blue and marked as Plot 'B' on plan P.D. No. 2018_0673_B2, which may be viewed on demand at the Lands Authority, Auberge de Baviere, Valletta.

(Sgd) Dr John Vassallo

Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Lands Authority

15th November, 2023

 

No. 1657

Revocation of Land 

Declaration by the Lands Authority

I hereby declare that in accordance with article 43 of Chapter 573 of the Laws of Malta regarding Government Lands, I am revoking the Declaration issued by the Lands Authority published in the Government gazette of the 16th April, 2019, under Government Notice No. 475, limitly for the part mentioned hereunder.

28th November, 2023

Description of the Land

The following land in Rabat, Malta:

A plot of land measuring about 85 square metres, bounded on the south by Government property and on the the north and southeast by property of unknown owners and on or more precise boundaries.

With the approval of the Hon. Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, it has been declared that the abovementioned land in Triq Għeriexem at Rabat, Malta, which was acquired for the widening of a road and the Belveder project is no longer required by Infrastructure Malta and so thus revocation is being made by which the mentioned land will be given back to the owners.

The abovementioned land is shown delineated with the colour blue and marked as Plot 'C' on plan P.D. No. 2018_0673_B2, which may be viewed on demand at the Lands Authority, Auberge de Baviere, Valletta.

(Sgd) Dr John Vassallo

Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Lands Authority

15th November, 2023

 

No. 1658

LANDS AUTHORITY

Notification of Affixation of Notice

It is notified for general information that in terms of Regulation No. 10 of Subsidiary Legislation 573.06, a notice has been affixed on the hereunder indicated sites informing co-tenants recognised in solidum with the submission of the application that has been made by other co-tenants on the same land. Applicant is responsible to ensure that the notice is to remain affixed on site for five (5) working days from the date of affixation.

If the notice is removed by third parties prior to the expiry of such date, the applicant must contact the Lands Authority on ([email protected]), so that the notice is re-affixed on site.

28th November, 2023

Application No.Property/Tenement No.Property DescriptionRequest
AGRI 1/2022/1761J02502Raba' Ix-Xagħra tal-Buskett, RabatTransfer of agricultural lease rights between in solidum co-tenants
AGRI 1/2021/1046J62421Raba' Ta' Ġawhra/ Ta' Għerien/Ta' Liebru, Gudja Transfer of agricultural lease rights   from a recognized co-tenant onto a third party
AGRI 1/2022/1756J49048

Raba' Ta' Santa Luċija, Triq tal-Gudja,

Ħal Għaxaq

Transfer of agricultural lease rights from a co-tenant to a third party

 

No. 1659

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 Consul 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

                                       

                               28.11.2023                           €58.781                          €0.698

 

28th November, 2023