abatable nuisance


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abatable nuisance - a nuisance that can remedied (suppressed or extinguished or rendered harmless)abatable nuisance - a nuisance that can remedied (suppressed or extinguished or rendered harmless); "the continued existence of an abatable nuisance is not authorized under the law"
nuisance - (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In the context of takings law, such a broad understanding of nuisance, if taken literally, invites a straightforward comparison between an abatable nuisance and a building destroyed to create a firebreak, or a petroleum depot destroyed to slow an invading army.
Not every interference with "public convenience" constitutes an abatable nuisance, nor does every act or omission that fails to maximize overall social utility.
66) In addition, the district court of appeal noted that nuisance cases do not necessarily rely on technical issues, because "a given activity can constitute a judicially abatable nuisance notwithstanding full compliance with either legislative mandate or administrative rule.