private nuisance

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Noun1.private nuisance - a nuisance that interferes with your interest in and private use and enjoyment of your land
nuisance - (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
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Of special note is the information related to updated laws and information on mediation, going to court, boundary fences, private nuisances, etc.
66) Consequently, invasions of privacy targeted at specific individuals will generally not constitute a public nuisance, (67) although, in Canada (unlike in England (68)), there is some authority for the proposition that courts can add up individual private nuisances to find a public nuisance.
68) Winfield and Jolowicz, supra note 36 at 643, citing R v Rimmington, [2005] UKHL 63 (rejecting the notion that individual private nuisances can add up to a public nuisance).
Roughly 30 contributing authors cover adverse possession, agricultural and farm law, constitutional impacts on real property, construction and construction financing, conveyancing procedures, landlord and tenant, inns and innkeepers, international real property issues, petroleum and pipelines, property issues in space law, public and private nuisances, real property issues in weather control, and waste.
18) Distinctions eventually emerged between public and private nuisances, and they became separate torts.
21) A private nuisance affects one or a small group of property owners in a manner different from its impact on the public generally, and typically involves a private suit for damages.
As plaintiffs in cases involving noncompliance with nuisance abatement laws and law enforcement, municipalities have the advantage of access to the records of property conditions, citations, compliance records, and public costs to clean up private nuisances owned by defendants.
Private nuisances are those that affect only a single person, or one's own property.
The Complaint also seeks recovery for private nuisances and personal injuries because the Borax Building is alleged to suffer from "sick building syndrome.

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