PM: mechanism asking for pardon already exists; some fines related to social distancing were already waived

Prime Minister Robert Abela clarified what he said yesterday about the amnesty related to social distancing fines.

Fielding questions from MaltaToday today, the Prime Minister said that there was already a mechanism in place which dealt with waiver and pardons.

He said that these cases would be decided by the Commissioner of Justice, where one could go before the petitions board to appeal the fine.

Dr Abela added that in fact similar requests had already been lodged with the petitions board, in connection with fines relating to Covid-19, and some of them had been acceded to.

Dr Abela ċċara dwar il-maħfra tal-multi meta mistoqsi mill-MaltaToday

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