Deputy Prime Minister of Malta

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Deputy Prime Minister of Malta
Viċi Prim Ministru ta' Malta
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Coat of Arms of the Republic of Malta
Chris Fearne

since 17 July 2017
StyleThe Honourable
Term lengthGeneral Elections are held every five years at a maximum, but may be held sooner. The Deputy Prime Minister is by convention the deputy leader of the victorious party. No term limits are imposed on the office.

The Deputy Prime Minister of Malta (Maltese: Viċi Prim Ministru) is the second-most senior officer in the Government of Malta after the Prime Minister of Malta being a minister in his own right.

Constitutional functions[edit]

Being the Deputy of the Prime Minister, he can take the position of acting Prime Minister when the Prime Minister is temporarily absent.

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