Last Updated 17 | 02 | 2014 at 22:33


1,026 divorce applications filed

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A total of1,026 applications for divorce were filed since 2011 when the law came into force.

The highest number of applications were filed during 2012 with 442 cases registered, out of which 427 were decided and 15 are still pending.

During 2011, 222 applications were filed and only five remain pending.

Last year, 339 cases were filed and 224 cases were decided leaving 115 cases pending. All 23 applications filed in January of this year were decided.

In Gozo, a total of 37 cases were filed in court and 31 cases have so far been decided.

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