116. Principles governing exercise of rights.

(2)     Nuisances between Neighbouring Properties

(i)     Injury to Property

116.     Principles governing exercise of rights.

Every person is required by law to exercise his rights, whether over his own or over public property, with due regard to the co-existing rights of others, and an unreasonable, excessive or extravagant exercise of his rights to the damage of others constitutes a nuisance. Thus a person is guilty of a nuisance who, in the exercise of his right of access to his premises, either on a public highway1 or a public navigable river2, acts so unreasonably as to have