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

Public and Private Nuisance

Public and Private 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… Continue reading Public and Private Nuisance

Remedies to Nuisance

Remedies to Nuisance . The word “nuisance” is used in popular speech to mean any source of inconvenience or annoyance, but the tort of nuisance has a more restricted scope and not every inconvenience or annoyance is actionable. Therefore in law, what is a nuisance is often subjective, depending on the facts of each case.In… Continue reading Remedies to Nuisance

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