Nuisance, negligence and other civil liability

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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building [name] [District] [Borough] [City] Council ABATEMENT NOTICE made under section...

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Development of the rules CIMAR is the acronym for the Construction Industry Model Arbitration Rules, published by the Society of Construction Arbitrators (SCA) and the...

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Liability The leading case on damage to property caused by encroaching tree roots is Delaware, in which the House of Lords stated that liability is to be determined by...

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Noise is one of the categories of statutory nuisance. Noise nuisance covered by statute includes: • noise in the street from vehicles, equipment, machinery or...

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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building [name, address and telephone number] To: The Clerk to the Justices, [name]...

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Private nuisance Private nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it. Interference must be...

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Private nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it. That interference must be unreasonable...

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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building In the [insert name] Magistrates' Court [insert date] Defendant: [insert name...

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Produced in partnership with Jeremy Phillips and Charles Forrest of Francis Taylor Building [insert address of claimant's instructing solicitor] [insert date] To: [insert...

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Private nuisance Private nuisance is a tort against land and it is concerned with the unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or of some right over...

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Public nuisance Public nuisance involves a nuisance being carried out, which affects a section of the general public. It has been defined as: 'acts or omissions of the...

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Statutory nuisance under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 A wide range of conduct (eg emission of smoke, fumes, dust etc), which was, in the past, subject to...

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Actions against regulators/authorities Apart from judicial review of decisions, civil actions are available where loss or damage arises from breach of duty and negligence...

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