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Court declares definition of 'inhabited area' in fireworks law as null

Court declares definition of 'inhabited area' in fireworks law as null

A court ruled today that the definition of “inhabited area” in the law governing the granting of permits for the letting off of fireworks was in violation of a family’s fundamental human right to privacy and to freedom from discrimination.

The judgment was delivered by Mr Justice Raymond C Pace in a constitutional application filed by Frederick Zammit Maempel, his wife Suzette and his children Julian and Martina against the Police Commissioner and the Attorney General. The Saint Helen Fireworks Association later intervened into the suit. Click here for the full story.

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