Purpose of the law of nuisance

Purpose of the law of nuisance. The law of nuisance is based on the common law rule that you should “so use your property as not to injure your neighbors”. That is to say, a person should conduct himself and use his own property so as not to injure, or cause discomfort, inconvenience, or nuisance… Continue reading Purpose of the law of nuisance


Nuisance is a common law tort. It means that which causes offence, annoyance, trouble or injury. A nuisance can be either public or private. Under the common law, persons in possession of real property (land owners, lease holders etc) are entitled to the quiet enjoyment of their lands. However this doesn’t include visitors or those… Continue reading Nuisance