Other Measures

The Minister also announces the following measures:
  • Paid paternal leave shall be increased to 10 days whereas parental leave shall be increased to 2 months to those parents who are paid the sickness benefit rates.
  • Scholarship programs and tax credits shall be extended for students reading at masters or doctorate level.
  • Discussions with the appropriate stakeholders will be undertaken to determine whether its possible for non core services to only be allowed on our roads after 9.00am.
  • In order to ensure that the guidance provided by FATF and Monevay is implemented, certain reforms shall be enhanced to ensure that entities such as the FIAU, the Malta Business Registry, the MFSA, the Commissioner for Revenue and the Asset Recovery Bureau are able to carry out their duties effectively.