128. Interference with prospect, view or television reception.

128.     Interference with prospect, view or television reception.

Where there is no infringement of a right to light1, and where the act complained of is otherwise lawful2, no action lies for the invasion of privacy by the opening of windows, or for the obstruction of a view or prospect3, even though the value of a house or premises may be diminished thereby4.

It was formerly held that the ability to receive television transmissions free from occasional, even if recurrent and severe, electrical interference was not so important a part of an