Element of Public Nuisance

Element of Public Nuisance: That the Nuisance is Material: The nuisance must be real and affect the comfort and convenience of the people, that is to say the conduct must have caused a real or actual discomfort or inconvenience. The question of materiality or realness if the nuisance is subject and is a question of… Continue reading Element of Public Nuisance

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