Nuisance

is an undesirable, but non-hazardous environmental effect of an activity.

Nuisance

Nuisance (from archaic nocence, through Fr. noisance, nuisance, from Lat. nocere, `to hurt`) is a common law tort. It means that which causes offence, annoyance, trouble or injury. A nuisance can be either public (also `common`) or private. A public nuisance was defined by English scholar Sir J. F. Stephen as, `an act not warranted by law, or...
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nuisance

[n] - (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
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Nuisance

• (n.) That which annoys or gives trouble and vexation; that which is offensive or noxious. • (n.) That which annoys or gives trouble and vexation; that which is offensive or noxious.
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nuisance

noun (law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive
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Nuisance

Nui'sance noun [ Middle English noisance , Old French noisance , nuisance , from Latin nocentia guilt, from nocere to hurt, harm; akin to necare to kill. Cf Necromancy , Nocent , Noxious , Pernicious .] That which annoys or give...
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Nuisance

An unreasonable, unwarranted, or unlawful use of one
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nuisance

anything that disturbs, endangers life, or is offensive
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Nuisance

can be public or private. Public nuisance is an act or omission that materially affects the reasonable comfort and convenience of a definable section of the public and is a criminal act. Private nuisance is any unlawful interference with a person`s use or enjoyment of land or some connection with it, and usually for some prolonged period of time. ...
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nuisance

in law, a human activity or a physical condition that is harmful or offensive to others and gives rise to a cause of action. A public nuisance ... [2 related articles]
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nuisance

In law, interference with enjoyment of, or rights over, land. There are two kinds of nuisance. Private nuisance affects a particular occupier of land, such as noise from a neighbour; the aggrieved...
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nuisance

In law, interference with enjoyment of, or rights over, land. There are two kinds of nuisance. Private nuisance affects a particular occupier of land, such as noise from a neighbour; the aggrieved occupier can apply for an injunction and claim damages. Public nuisance affects an indefinite number of members of the public, such as obstructing th...
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Nuisance

Misuse of property for illegal purposes that causes harm or disadvantage to people or general public.It can be in the form of polluting the environment by the release of deadly fumes, noise pollution,practising prostitution,selling items like liquor,explosives without license,gambling, blocking roads etc.The court can order persons creating nuisanc...
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nuisance

n. the unreasonable, unwarranted and/or unlawful use of property, which causes inconvenience or damage to others, either to individuals and/or to the general public. Nuisances can include noxious smells, noise, burning, misdirection of water onto other property, illegal gambling, unauthorized collections of rusting autos, indecent signs and picture...
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nuisance

nuisance 1. That which annoys or gives trouble and vexation. 2. That which is offensive or noxious. Nuisances are 'public' when they annoy citizens in general; 'private', when they affect individuals only. 3. An annoying or irritating person or thing. 4. Something not allowed by law because it causes harm or offense, either to people in general...
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nuisance

nuisance, in law, an act that, without legal justification, interferes with safety, comfort, or the use of property. A private nuisance (e.g., erecting a wall that shuts off a neighbor's light) is one that affects one or a few persons, while a public nuisance (e.g., conducting a disorderly house) af...
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Nuisance

Nuisances are divided into private nuisances and public nuisances. Private nuisance regulates unreasonable interference with an owner occupier's use or enjoyment of his land. Public nuisance is primarily a crime which protects certain public rights
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nuisance

Offensive, annoying, unpleasant or obnoxious thing or practice that interferes with use or enjoyment of a property.
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Nuisance

See Public Nuisance, Private Nuisance and Statutory Nuisance.
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Nuisance

Something that interferes with the use of property by being irritating, offensive, obstructive, or dangerous. Nuisances include a wide range of conditions, everything from a chemical plant's noxious odors to a neighbor's dog barking. The former would be a public nuisance, one affecting many people, while the other would be a private nuisance, limit...
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Nuisance

Substantial interference with the right to use and enjoy land, which may be intentional, negligent or ultrahazardous in origin, and must be a result of defendant's activity. This word means literally annoyance; in law, it signifies, according to Blackstone, " anything that worketh hurt, inconvenience or damage." Nuisances are either public or c...
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Nuisance

That which annoys and disturbs one in possession of his or her property, rendering its ordinary use
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nuisance

That which annoys or gives trouble and vexation; that which is offensive or noxious. ... Nuisances are public when they annoy citizens in general; private, when they affect individuals only. ... Origin: OE. Noisance, OF. Noisance, nuisance, fr. L. Nocentia guilt, fr. Nocere to hurt, harm; akin to necare to kill. Cf Necromancy, Nocent, Noxious, Pern...
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