Boards and Committees

The Auctioneers Board

  
 
The Auctioneers Board of Examiners is in place in order to assess applicants for a licence to act as auctioneers. Following interviews, the board is to inform the Department of Trade of its decision so that a licence is issued in case of approval or submit notice of refusal as the case may be.
 
 
 
Board Members
 
 
 
Mr Tony Grech                               Chairperson of the Board
Dr Marion Camilleri                        Member
Ms Antoinette Falzon                      Member
 
 
 
Contact Details
 
 
Telephone Number: 21242270
 
 
The Copyright Board

The Copyright Board, established by virtue of Article 45 of the Copyright Act, is vested with the authority to approve requests for the establishment and operation of Collecting Societies in Malta, to approve the tariffs charged and any revisions thereof, as well as to revoke any authorisation to act as a Collecting Society.
 
 
 
Following the enactment of new legislation on Copyright (Act No. XIII of 2000) which came into force on the 14th August, 2000 - with the exception of Part XI on Collecting Societies which became effective as from the 1st January, 2001 - the Copyright Board was reconstituted in terms of Article 45 (2) and (3) of Part X on the Copyright Board to regulate the following:
 
 
1. Authorisation of Collecting Societies
 
2. Establishment and incorporation of Collecting Societies
3. ​Functions of Collecting Societies
4. Working Methods for Collecting Societies
 
 
 
Dr Ivan Sammut                                 Chairman
Mr Ray M Cassar                                Member
Mr Frederick Cutajar                           Member
Ms Graziella Calleja                             Secretary
 
 
Contact Details

 
Email address: copyrightboard.meib@gov.mt
Telephone Number​: 2220 9858

 
 
The Licencing Appeals Board
 

 
The Trade Licensing Appeals Board was set up  to hear appeals from decisions by the Trade Licensing Unit and by Local Councils in terms of the Trade Licensing Act.
 
 
 
The board is competent to hear complaints by all those who claim to have been unjustly denied a trading licence or by other decisions and/or any other related issues with carrying out of any commercial activity.
 
 
 
Board Members
 
 
 
Dr Astid May Grima                             Chairperson of the Board
Mr Emanuel Zahra                                Member
Mr Malcolm Abdilla                              Member
Ms Stephanie Rocco                             Secretary
 
 
 
Contact Details
 
 
 
Email address: stephanie.rocco@gov.mt
Telephone Number: 22209521
 

 
The Malta Craft Council
 
 
 
The Malta Crafts Council was set up by virtue of Act XXI of 2000. The aims of the Council are focused on the encouragement, promotion and regulation of crafts and craftsmen and entrepreneurs dealing in Maltese craft products. Crafts forming part of Malta's historical heritage are given particular importance.
 
 
 
Craftsman means a person who practices a Maltese craft.
 
 
 
Entrepreneur means a person, whether an individual or a company who, by way of trade, deals in Maltese craft products.
 
 
 
Craft means an art, skill, or trade, considered as a craft under the provisions of Act XXI of 2000, and practised by a person or persons in the manufacture of artefacts and other products and generally requiring in its manufacturing a greater input of human skill than of machinery.
 
 
 
Maltese craft means a craft generally reflecting the traditions and heritage of the Maltese Islands.
 
 
 
Maltese craft products means products of Maltese crafts manufactured in Malta.
 
 
 
Council Members
 
 
 
Mr Godwin Warr                              Chairman of the Council
Mr  Noel Bartolo                              Deputy Chairman
Ms  Claire Cauchi                             Member
Ms  Josephine Deguara                   Member
Mr  Amabile Zammit                        Member
Ms  Nevise Said                                Member                                
Mr  Liliana Attard                              Member
Mr  Mario Borg Sillato                       Member
Mr Michelle Gialanze                       Member
Mr  Carmelo Spiteri                          Member
Mr  Antoine Vella                             Member
Mr. Mark Xerri                                  Secretary
 
 
 
Contact Details
 
 
 
Email address: maltacrafts@gov.mt
Telephone Number: 2569 0329