Amendments to S.L. 188.07 – Publication of Names

Ann Bugeja
Ann Bugeja
11 Feb 2021

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The proviso outlined in Article 3 and Article 4 of the said Regulations which states the following:

Provided that for reasons of security, the Minister may in his absolute discretion not publish the names of such persons

shall be omitted in its entirety. Article 3 regulates the publication of names of Maltese citizens by registration or naturalization, whereas Article 4 regulates the publication of names of persons deprived of Maltese citizenship.

Prior to the amendments brought about by Legal Notice 1 of 2021, it was within the absolute discretion of the Minister to choose whether to not publish the names of such persons, if he deems necessary due to security reasons however this is no longer an option. Therefore, all names of persons who obtain Maltese citizenship or whom are deprived thereof shall be published in the Gazette.

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Ann Bugeja
Ann Bugeja
Ann heads the firms’ private clients practice and is particularly active in advising clients on relocation matters, be it citizenship or residence. She has vast experience with assisting high net worth individuals with various tax solutions, Malta citizenship by investment , residency and their general relocation requirements.  Ann is also actively involved in assisting clients with Estate Planning, particularly structuring...