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The Prime Minister of Malta is the most powerful figure within the government of Malta, although the President of Malta has a higher rank. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President, with the President making his or her decision based on the situation within the Maltese parliament. A Prime Minister must command a majority of the votes in parliament to hold office. The current Constitution of Malta was adopted as a legal order on September 21, 1964, and has been amended twenty-one times, most recently in 2001, the last amendment consisting of a revision in the protection of freedom of movement. ... The office of the President of Malta (Maltese: ), came into being on 13 December 1974, when Malta became a Commonwealth republic. ... Edward Fenech Adami (Dwardu Fenech Adami, born February 7, 1934, Birkirkara) was the Prime Minister of Malta from 1987 until 1996 and from 1998 until 2004. ... Lawrence Gonzi (born July 1, 1953) is the Prime Minister and finance minister of Malta. ... Tonio Borg is the Deputy Prime Minister of Malta. ... The Parliament of Malta, the House of Representatives (Il-Kamra tar-Raprezentanti), has 65 members, elected for a five year term in 13 5-seat constituencies with a possibility of rewarding bonus members for the popular largest party which doesnt succeed in getting absolute majority in parliament. ... Political parties in Malta lists political parties in Malta. ... Politics of Malta Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Malta ... General elections were held in Malta on 12 April 2003. ... Since 1993, Malta has been subdivided into 68 local councils or localities. ... The European Union or EU is a supranational and international organization of 27 member states. ... For the first several years of independence, Malta followed a policy of close co-operation with the United Kingdom and other NATO countries. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... The office of the President of Malta (Maltese: ), came into being on 13 December 1974, when Malta became a Commonwealth republic. ... The Parliament of Malta, the House of Representatives (Il-Kamra tar-Raprezentanti), has 65 members, elected for a five year term in 13 5-seat constituencies with a possibility of rewarding bonus members for the popular largest party which doesnt succeed in getting absolute majority in parliament. ...


Twelve people have served as Prime Minister of Malta since the office was established in 1921. The post did not exist in the period between 1933 and 1947 or the period between 1958 and 1962. Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Name Took Office Left Office Party
1 Joseph Howard 1921 1923 Popular Union
2 Francesco Buhagiar 1923 1924 Popular Union
3 Ugo Pasquale Mifsud, 1st time 1924 1927 Nationalist Party
4 Gerald Strickland 1927 1932 Constitutional Party
Ugo Pasquale Mifsud, 2nd time 1932 1933 Nationalist Party
Office Abolished
5 Paul Boffa 1947 1949 Labour Party
Paul Boffa, continued 1949 1950 Malta Worker's Party
6 Enrico Mizzi 1950 1950 Nationalist Party
7 Giorgio Borg Olivier, 1st time 1950 1955 Nationalist Party
8 Dom Mintoff, 1st time 1955 1958 Malta Labour Party
Office Abolished
Giorgio Borg Olivier, 2nd time 1962 1971 Nationalist Party
Dom Mintoff, 2nd time 1971 1984 Malta Labour Party
9 Carmelo Mifsud Bonnici 1984 1987 Malta Labour Party
10 Eddie Fenech Adami, 1st time 1987 1996 Nationalist Party
11 Alfred Sant 1996 1998 Malta Labour Party
Eddie Fenech Adami, 2nd time 1998 2004 Nationalist Party
12 Lawrence Gonzi 2004 Present Nationalist Party

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Prime minister - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2921 words)
The Prime Minister is often, but not always, a member of parliament and is expected with other ministers to ensure the passage of bills through the legislature.
While the modern office of Prime Minister was developed in the UK the first actual usage of the word Prime Minister or Premier Ministre was used by Cardinal Richelieu, when, in 1624 he was named to head the royal council as prime minister of France.
Contrary to popular and journalistic belief, most prime ministers in parliamentary systems are not appointed for a specific term of office and in effect may remain in power through a number of elections and parliaments.
Prime Minister of Malta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (138 words)
The Prime Minister of Malta is the most powerful figure within the government of Malta, although the President of Malta has higher rank.
The Prime Minister is appointed by the President, with the President making his or her decision based on the situation within the Maltese parliament.
Twelve people have served as Prime Minister of Malta since the office was established in 1921.
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