218. Notice, consent and access orders.

It has been established that no notice is necessary before abating a nuisance which consists of overhanging boughs, if they can be lopped by the person aggrieved from his own property and without entry on his neighbour's land1. There is also authority for saying that, without notice, a nuisance may be abated on the land of another in cases of emergency and in order to protect life or property2. It has further been held that abatement without notice may be justified, even if it involves entry on another's land, where the person exercising the right of abatement is the