The 1979 amendments to Malta’s rent laws held to be in violation of the right to property

​The case of Anthony Aquilina v. Malta (Application no. 3851/12) involved proceedings instituted by Mr. Aquilina (hereinafter 'the Applicant') before the European Court of Human Rights, Fifth Section, (hereinafter 'the ECtHR' or 'the Court') wherein he alleged that his rights to property under Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (hereinafter 'the Convention') had been infringed by the Maltese State.The Applicant had inherited a maisonette in Gozo following the demise of his mother in 19...
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