The College of European Prosecutors has accepted the nomination of Dr Martin Sammut to act as Malta’s European Delegated Prosecutor.
This role falls within the structures of the European Public Prosecutors Office (EPPO) established in 2017, of which Malta became a participating member on October 2018. The aforementioned office is an independent and decentralised prosecution office of the European Union, endowed with the competence to investigate, prosecute and bring to judgment crimes against the EU budget, such as fraud, corruption or serious cross-border VAT fraud—specifically those crimes referred to as PIF Crimes.
Dr Martin Sammut has been awarded a Master in Advocacy in 2017 and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in 2016. He fulfilled the role of Assistant Police Commissioner within the Police Force since 2014, and Board Member of the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) since 2018. Dr Sammut is also a lecturer to the Academy for Disciplined Forces since 2018, wherein he has lectured students on criminal law and police powers.
Dr Martin Sammut has been selected following a thorough scrutiny process by the College of European Prosecutors which is the main entitiy tasked with the administration of the EPPO.
The Government of Malta congratulates Dr Martin Sammut on this important and prestigious appointment.