Updated (2): Panama Papers appeal: Judge to take decision on …

A decision on whether a court hearing regarding a request by Opposition Leader Simon Busuttil is to be held in open court will be taken next week.

The ruling was given by Mr Justice Antonio Mizzi after he heard submissions from both parties, with Busuttil’s lawyers arguing for an open court sitting while the lawyers of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and another six involved in the case arguing that they need another week to present their arguments on this case. 

Today’s sitting was once again held behind closed doors in the presence of, among others, Muscat and Busuttil.

The case

... read more at: http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2017-09-11/local-news/Panama-Papers-appeal-Judge-again-orders-journalists-out-of-courtroom-6736178849