Although an adjoining owner has the right to trim hedges and lop the branches of trees belonging to another which overhang his land, the burden of so doing, or of watching to see when such action is required, ought not to be put on him by the acts of the owner of the land on which the trees are growing. Thus an action in nuisance for an injunction and damages will lie against an owner or occupier who allows the branches of his trees to overhang his boundary and cause injury to his neighbour's property1, or who allows the
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