Laws of Malta - Last Updated On: 24th August 2016

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The Laws of Malta website is a service provided by the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government. It brings together a collection of all the Laws of Malta, including the Constitution, the Statute Law Revision Act, 1980 and the full compilation of subsidiary legislation. It is primarily intended to satisfy the requirements of the judiciary, lawyers, notaries, legal procurators, courts' personnel, law students, journalists and last, but not least, the public in general. It is free of charge, has unlimited use and presents no fees whatsoever to download copies of all the Laws of Malta in PDF format.

The website primarily offers the following services

▪ All the Chapters of the Laws of Malta, including the Constitution of Malta and the Statute Law Revision Act, 1980;
▪ Subsidiary legislation made under all the Chapters of the Laws of Malta including subsidiary legislation made under the Constitution of Malta;
▪ Publications of the supplement to the Government Gazette, i.e. Acts, Bills, Legal Notices, Bye-Laws, as originally promulgated;
▪ Direct access to EU law and relevant search facilities;
▪ Chronological and analytical indexes for all the legislation; and
▪ Search facilities.

Chapters of the Laws of Malta

This page includes all the principal legislation currently in force, regularly updated with amendments and new legislation approved by the House of Representatives.

Amendments to existing legislation approved by the House of Representatives are integrated within the original text, once they come into force, so that the displayed text is the current version of the legislation. The latest version update is displayed at the top of the page.

Subsidiary Legislation

This website includes all the subsidiary legislation currently in force, regularly updated with new Legal Notices and amending Legal Notices as promulgated.

Amendments to existing subsidiary legislation are integrated within the original text, once they come into force, so that the displayed text is the current version of the legislation. The latest version update is displayed at the top of this page

Subject to the provisions of article 11A(4) of the Statute Law Revision Act, 1980, this online compilation is considered to be the official authorised version of the Laws of Malta.

Indexes

Indexes are available in both Maltese and English - in a chronological order and available in both Maltese and English languages for the consolidated version of the Laws of Malta. Please click on the relevant icons of the Analytical Index or Choronologial Index.

Search

The search facility is available in both Maltese and English. Clicking on any one of the three search facilities available and entering the relative search parameters, a ranked list of all legislation where the search parameters are found will be displayed. Clicking on each listed item will take you to the document itself in pdf format. Clicking on the required document will take you to the full text of the document itself in pdf format.

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