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maltatoday | SUNDAY • 12 DECEMBER 2021 15 LAW CLASSIFIEDS HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION MARSALFORN, Gozo - holiday apart- ments for short or long lets with mag- nificent sea-views. Call 21556021, 27556021, 79426883 PROPERTY TO LET XLENDI - catering premises in prime site to let. Can be used for other com- mercial purposes. Phone 79493021, 79426883, 77481592 or 77484029 PROPERTY FOR SALE SAN GWANN - Close to all amenities and located in the commercial district is this 3 storey OFFICE BUILD-ING. Presently arranged in open plan layout on each floor, complimenting this there are a number meeting rooms. Each floor has a balcony and toilet facilities, with the 3rd floor having a front terrace over- looking the main street and the back bal- cony with country views. Although the property is currently being used as offic- es, there is the possibility of converting to two apartments and a penthouse with terrace. The proper-ty is being offered freehold. Asking price: €760,000. Call on:79899838. SAN GWANN- Open plan 190sqm, ready to move into designer finished second floor apartment in a cen-tral quiet street forming part of a block of 5 apartments. Two double A/C bed- rooms and 1 single A/C bed-room, two bathrooms, lift, double glazing doors and windows. Direct from owner €350k inquire on 79402244. TARXIEN - Larger than usual first floor duplex maisonette. Three bedrooms; double glazed windows; in-verter air conditioners including solar water heat- er. Being sold furnished. Own airspace with possibility of further development. Contact owner on 99912005/99450639. SERVICES NEWSPAPER adverts - Book & pay on-line on - no extra charges. Call on 21322452 SPARKLE SERVICES LTD for domestic and commercial cleaning services Call 79707734 SITUATIONS VACANT GDA SALES & SERVICE – located in Victoria Gozo urgently require an expe- rienced technician to carry out work on inverters for Bosch and Samsung wash- ing machines. Applicants must be able to speak English or Maltese. Email your CV to: HOTEL RECEPTIONIST - required for a busy boutique & spa in Naxxar. Full time must speak fluent Eng-lish and have experience in a similar role. Call 99885352 to apply. KITCHEN ASSISTANT (Asian) - The Edge Take Away Ltd are seeking a KITCHEN ASSISTANT, for imme-diate full-time employment in their Qormi outlet. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of one year experience work- ing in a similar environment. Duties include helping in identifying prod- ucts of suitable standard for the res- taurant's kitchen, helping the Chef in food preparation, helping out in ac-tual cooking and serving of dishes, and play- ing an active role in ensuring cleanli- ness and hygiene in the kitchen at all times. Training will be provided, if con- sidered necessary. Salary offered to the right ap-plicants 785 Euro per month. Interested candidates are to send their cv to by not later than Friday 19th December 2021 specifying 'Kitchen Assistant (Asian)'. PURCHASER (Southeast Asia Pacific) - Pad Thai Kitchen Malta Ltd. is seeking immediate employment on a full-time basis a person with knowledge of Asian goods for Thai & Asian fusion foods and who could manage all of purchas- ing function that focusing on vendors in SEAP (South East Asia Pacific) in-clud- ing defining purchasing plan, costing, and importation compliance. The appli- cants interested in applying must have knowledge of administrative work and well know about the nature of Asian goods is. important. Experienced of ISO9001/QMS in purchasing or impor- tation processes will be an ad-vantage. Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English and plus one of these languages, Thai or Chinese or Japanese. Interested applicants are to send CV by email to padthaikitch-en.malta@gmail. com RIMUS RILEY LTD - we are recruiting full time factory operatives. A num- ber of people are urgently re-quired to work on the biscuit and snack produc- tion lines. Applicants need to be over 20 years old and be able to read instructions in English. Gross wage €975 per month. Please send your CV to ad-minrrl@rim- ROOM ATTENDANT - required to work in a luxury boutique hotel in Naxxar. Full-time, flexible hours on a roster system. Must be fluent in English. Call: 99885352 for more info. SHOP / SALE ASSISTANT - 2 VS Mini Market, has job position for Shop / Sale Assistant. Applicants must have experience, fluently speak English and other languages. Hourly rate Eur4.70. Interested ap-plicants may send e-mail to: SIGNAL 8 - Signal 8 Security Malta Ltd. requires filling positions as Customer Care Clerks, Security Guards, security for places of entertainment and clean- ers. Applicants should be customer care orien-tated, smart and flexible for shift work. Email your CV to hr@signal8se- WANTED COLLECTIBLE items such panini albums and loose stickers, old postcards and posted envelopes, medals, militar- ia, coins and paper money, books, toys, stamps, badges, paintings, gold & silver items etc. Call on 21310238, 99246632. ARTICLE 48 of the Civil Code lists the consequences if a party to a separation action is found responsible for the break up. This was held by the Civil Court, Family Section, presided by Judge Abigail Lofaro on 2 De- cember 2021 in AB -v- CB. The husband filed a separation case against his wife and accused her of being guilty of adultery and cruelty. The wife failed to file a reply nor did she make any sub- missions. The husband did not testify however, his psychiatrist and social workers did. The psychia- trist explained that he was diag- nosed with bipolar mood disor- der in 1995, and had in the past a learning disability. The plain- tiff's wife brought another man into their matrimonial home and the plaintiff was set to live in the boxroom, then in a field and then in a garage. He was clearly neglected. For his protection the psychiatrist sent him to Mount Carmel Hospital. The wife want- ed to cash his cheques and take his money and the doctor has to make sure that he was protected from his wife and her lover. The Agenzija Appogg social workers testified in these pro- ceedings that they have been fol- lowing the Husband since 1995 because of financial problems the family was undergoing. He was a gambler and he had a lot of debts. In 2005 Agenzija Appogg took half his social security income to start paying his debts. In 2007 the husband told the social workers that he was helping out his wife's lover in a field. In 2008, he no- ticed that the man was in actual fact his wife's lover and admitted to them that he was living with them for months. He gave all his money to his wife and her lover and worked on the lover's land. In 2009, the husband was living in his wife's lover's farmhouse and it was noticed that he was not eating regularly and it was the lover who was controlling the family finances. In 2010, he left from the farmhouse and went to live in a half-way house. The lover made claims that he was helping the family financially, but the doctors noticed that the wife was taking all the social benefits. He then left under their care and went to live in a garage and was working for his wife's lover in this garage. He was sometimes paid not more than €10. The wife was removed from being his agent for social se- curity benefits. Other witnesses testified on the family's debts, as from ARMS Limited, Lands Authority, Melita plc and others. The Court quoted from Arti- cle 40 of the Civil Code which reads: "40. Either of the spous- es may demand separation on thegrounds of excesses, cruel- ty, threats or grievous injury on the part of the other against the plaintiff, or against any of his or her children, or on the ground that the spouses cannot reason- ably be expected to live together as the marriage has irretrievably brokendown." In Elisa Thompson -v- Edward Thompson, decided by the First Hall of the Civil Courts on 12 May 1925, there is no need to prove all excesses, cruelty, threats or grievous injury. It is sufficient to prove just one for one party to be held responsible. In Maria B -v- Vincenzo B decided by the First Hall of the Civil Court de- cided on 30 June 1961, held that grievous injury are left for the judge to evaluate. Excess refer to serious acts which are dangerous. In Joanne Tabone pro et noe -v- Jesmond Tabone decided by the First Hall of Civil Code on 3 October 2003 that violence is an obvious cause for a matrimonial separation. Adultery is regulated by Arti- cle 38 of the Civil Code, which reads: "38. Either of the spouses may demand separation on the groundof adultery on the part of the other spouse." In Hugh Greengrass -v- Lucia Greengrass decided by the First Hall of the Civil Courts on 2 Oc- tober 2003 held that adultery is a serious cause of separation. As to this case, the Court held that there was no doubt that the Wife was the cause of the sepa- ration. His version of the events was not contested and it was also corroborated by witnesses. The Court held that the plaintiff was a victim of the wife and her lov- er and their intentions was to get rid of him, while benefitting from his social security benefits. The husband suffered physical and more violence. The Court held that Article 48 of the Civil Code applies to this case. These include the forfeiture of rights from the time when the adultery or cruelty took place and that the guilty party should pay maintenance. The Court ordered the wife to pay €200 every 4 weeks. The Court then moved to de- clare the pair separated and or- dered that the lease of the mat- rimonial home be assigned to the husband and the wife is to pay all the pending debts, since she was responsible for the breakdown of the marriage. Adultery has its consequences LAW REPORT MALCOLM MIFSUD Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates CLASSIFIEDS INFO @MEDIATODAY.COM.MT

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