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Misplaced warrant procedure
The lawyer in question is to submit his/her request in writing by means of a letter addressed to the Director, Justice Department, whereby the lawyer is expected to briefly outline the circumstances giving rise to the loss of the Warrant, indicate if possible the exact date of when the Warrant was issued as well as submitting and annexing a duly sworn statement along the lines of the sample hereunder.
AFFIDAVIT FOR THE PURPOSES OF MY APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFIED TRUE COPY OF THE WARRANT OR A REPLACEMENT WARRANT AS THE CASE MAY BE.
I understand that the DUPLICATE (REPLACEMENT) CERTIFICATE (Warrant) OF registration to practise the legal profession in Malta under the professional title according to Maltese Law that I will receive as a result of this application replaces all previously issued warrants and certificates, and that only this duplicate certificate and warrant may be used as official evidence of my professional status. I certify that the original certificate and warrant issued in my favour by the Office of the President of the Republic of Malta in _________, has been lost or irretrievably mislaid or accidentally destroyed. I certify and CONFIRM ON OATH that the information I have given on this application is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that knowingly making a false statement on this application is a misdemeanour according to Article 188 of the Criminal Code.