Updated – Government reply to MEP rule of law report: ‘investigation orders are highly intrusive’


In a reply to a rule of law report penned by MEPs following the brutal murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the government said that “investigation orders are highly intrusive and it is for that reason that they are only granted by the court and only in circumstances where the threshold of reasonable cause has been met”.

Caruana Galizia was murdered on 16 October 2017, prompting a delegation of MEPs from the European Parliament (EP) to embark on a mission and investigate the rule of law in Malta.

A delegation of MEPs penned a report which ultimately called for investigations into

... read more at: http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2018-02-02/local-news/Government-reply-to-MEP-rule-of-law-report-investigation-orders-are-highly-intrusive-6736184369

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