Malta to appoint two EU Prosecution Delegates

The Government is expected to commence the process of choosing two EU Prosecuting Delegates to join the EU’s Public Prosecution Office (UPPE). These will be based in Malta.

The choice will be made from a public call for applications aimed at strengthening investigations, prosecutions and the bringing to justice criminal activities that affect the EU’s financial interests including fraud and money laundering.

The Minister for Justice and Governance, Edward Zammit Lewis, met through virtual means Laura Codruța Kövesi, The Main Prosecutor of the EU’s Public Prosecution Office.

He explained a number of significant reforms being carried out on a national level to strengthen the quality. Independence and efficiency of national justice institutions following a structured discussion with the Venice Commission in the EU Council as well as the EU Commission.

Minister Zammit Lewis maintained the Government is involved and committed to bring forward further holistic national reforms to ensure Justice. He said this was promised by the Robert Abela Administration and this is what is successfully being implemented.

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