Very much so. The Arms of The Office Of The Chief Herald, were approved by the Cabinet of the Government of Malta on 3rd June 2019; this allowed for the Office to use the National Arms of Malta [...]
No. Only the Office of the Chief Herald of Arms of Malta has the power to grant or register Arms. The escutcheons used by local councils fall under separate legislation
Is it required that an individual or an organization wishing to use arms in the Republic of Malta, apply for a grant (or a confirmation or matriculation) of arms, or is it acceptable to use assumed arms?
Anyone in Malta can assume Arms, there is no law against that. However only Arms granted or registered by the Chief Herald are recognized by the State. The escutcheons used by local councils [...]
The office of the Chief Herald will maintain an Official archive containing each and every grant, registration and matriculation, together with all documentation appertaing thereto. The Chief [...]