Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information

Act XVI of 2008 refers to the Freedom of Information Act. The Freedom of Information Act aims to establish a right to information held by public authorities in order to promote added transparency and accountability in Government.


General Information

  • Request and Complaint Forms may be downloaded from the FOI’s website
  • Filled in forms can be deposited at Projects Malta Ltd, The Clock Tower, Level 1, Tigne’ Point, Sliema TP01 MALTA
  • Contact Details: 2132 0458 email:
    Emails received on weekends and public holidays will be seen on the next working day.
  • Applicants are requested to make an appointment with the Freedom of Information Officer before calling at the Public Authority for payment and/or collection of document.
  • Payments can be made in cash or by cheque payable to: Projects Malta Ltd at The Clock Tower, Level 1, Tigne’ Point, Sliema TP 01 MALTA


Internal Complaints Procedure

An applicant whose request for information is refused, or who is otherwise not satisfied with the information provided, its format or the extension of the deadline for the submission of the notification indicating whether a request would be met or not, may address a complaint to the Chairman, either at the above postal address or on the email address:

The FOI officer responsible shall reply to the applicant within 10 working days from the receipt of the complaint. The applicant shall also be informed that he or she may appeal the decision or otherwise address a complaint to the Information and Data Protection Commissioner in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act (Cap. 496 of the laws of Malta)

The officer responsible shall inform the applicant of the decision taken with respect to his or her complaint, and in the event of confirmation of a decision not to release the pertinent information, shall explain the reasons thereof. Whenever the applicant’s complaint is related to the formal of the information provided or to an extension of the deadline for the submission of the notification indicating whether a request would be met or not by the Permanent Secretariat and the original decision is upheld, the applicant shall be given an explanation as to why his or her complaint cannot be positively addressed.

An applicant may also make use of the Internal Complaints Procedure to report failure to meet deadlines or to send notifications. In those cases where the request for information can be met, but has not been met within the deadlines specified by the Act, the officer responsible shall waive any applicable fees for the submission of information.


Application Forms and Other Documents Forms

Freedom of Information Request Form

Freedom of Information Complaint Form

Freedom of Information Complaint to IDPC Form

Public Authority

Projects Malta Ltd

Description of the department/directorate/entity’s structure

Projects Malta Ltd was set-up and is fully owned by the Government of Malta to coordinate and facilitate Public Private Partnerships between Ministries and the Private Sector.

Description of the department/directorate/entity’s functions and responsibilities

Administration files such as Accounting, HR and Procurement.

Description of all manuals and similar types of documents which contain policies, principles, rules or guidelines in accordance with which decisions or recommendations are made in respect of members of the public (including bodies corporate and employees of the public authority in their personal capacity)

Whenever the need arises, Projects Malta Ltd adhers and refers to the Government’s main guidelines and regulations.

Statement of the information that needs to be available to members of the public who wish to obtain access to official documents from the public authority, which statement shall include particulars of the officer or officers to whom requests for such access should be sent

Julia Farrugia Portelli – Freedom of Information Request Officer

Details of Internal Complaints Procedure

As explained further up.

Other Information

As explained further up.

Public Authority Contact Details

Projects Malta Ltd.The Clock Tower, Level 1,
Tigné Point, Sliema TP01, Malta
T (+356) 2132 0458