Entries by Andre Pizzuto

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Commission takes further action to ensure professionals can fully benefit from the Single Market

Yesterday, the Commission has taken further steps in infringement procedures against 26 Member States to ensure the full implementation of EU rules on the recognition of professional qualifications. Only a well-functioning Single Market can deliver its full potential for citizens and businesses around Europe. In line with the Single Market Communication of 22 November 2018, the Commission is […]

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PR 04/19 | Specialised Housing Programmes

Verzjoni bil-Malti Sustainable communities For many years, the Kamra tal-Periti has been promoting the concept that projects undertaken through public funding should be awarded on the basis of design competitions, evaluated on the basis of their contribution to the social and built environment. The adoption of such a process would go a long way towards […]

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PR 02/19 | Affordable Housing Benefit

Verzjoni bil-Malti The Council of the Kamra tal-Periti notes with satisfaction that one of its recommendations in its consultation reply on the Rent Reform White Paper has been introduced earlier this afternoon by Minister Edward Scicluna and Parliamentary Secretary Roderick Galdes. The Kamra tal-Periti had published its consultation feedback on 30th November 2018, and put […]

DIR 02/19 | Marsamxett Balcony Grant Scheme

Reference is made to the Expression of Interest (EOI) issued by the Planning Authority regarding the Marsamxett Balcony Scheme. Said EOI indicates that only those fees of periti who registered with the Authority will be reimbursed as part of the grant scheme, and this only up to €500.00. The Kamra tal-Periti was not consulted on […]

DIR 01/19 | Advertising

Paragraph 3 of the Code of Professional Conduct published in 1968 stipulated that “A member must not advertise or offer his professional services to any person or body by means of circulars or otherwise, or make paid announcements in the Press except that: (a) He may apply to prospective employers for a salaried appointment; (b) […]

Final Address by Professor Alex Torpiano as President

My two-year term as President of the Kamra tal-Periti has come to an end. In my address, I will report on what I consider the successes, and also on some failures, of my tenure. I must report on the absolutely positive support that I had from the Council throughout these last two years. The Council […]