214. Nature of abatement.

(2)     Abatement

(i)     Abatement by Individuals

214.     Nature of abatement.

Abatement means the summary removal or remedy of a nuisance by the party injured without having recourse to legal proceedings; it is not a remedy which the law favours and is not usually advisable1. It is not appropriate in situations involving difficult questions of fact or law, or in cases in which exercise of the right would have an effect on the other party out of all proportion to the harm suffered by the claimant2. It is appropriate only in simple cases which would