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  1. Malta - Constitutional law - Law, Act

    European Union Act (Act V of 2003) (Cap. 460). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-07-01 | MLT-2003-L-65348

    Provides for Malta's accession to the European Union. Establishes that, from the 1 May 2004, the Treaty on the European Union and future acts adopted by the European Union shall be binding on Malta and shall be part of the domestic law thereof. Regulates modalities of implementation of the Treaty.

  2. Malta - Constitutional law - Constitution

    Constitution of Malta. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1964 | MLT-1964-C-41552

    Consists of eleven Chapters and four Schedules. Chapter II sets forth a Declaration of Principals, including the right to work (Art. 7); the protection of work and hours of work (Art. 12 & 13); the equality of men and women (Art. 14); labour of minors (Art. 15 & 16); and social assistance and insurance (Art. 17). Fundamental rights and freedoms of the individual are set out in Chapter IV, which contains a provision on forced labour (Art. 35). Chapters V through IX regulate the structure of the Government. Chapter X contains provisions relating to Public Service, including the protection of pension rights (Art. 113). Chapter XI contains miscellaneous provisions, providing for, inter alia, the creation of an Employment Commission to regulate labour practices (Art. 120).

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