Tutorial 1 answer (torts II).docx - Question 1 Public nuisance A public nuisance are acts which seriously interfere with the health safety comfort or

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Question 1 Public nuisance A public nuisance are acts which seriously interfere with the health, safety, comfort or convenience of the public generally or which tend to degrade public morals have always been considered a public nuisance. Lim Kar Bee v Abdul Latif bin Ismail It was held that it was unreasonable and dangerous to leaver long steel pipes with sharp edges by the side of a highway for one or two years, as this would create a danger to users of the highway. Private nuisance It was an unlawful interference with a person use comfort enjoyment and any interest that a person may have over his land. Read v Lyons & Co Ltd Private nuisance is defined as an unlawful, substantial and unreasonable interference with a person’s use, comfort, enjoyment and any interest that a person may have over his land. No claim in nuisance or under the rule can arise if the events complained of take place wholly on the land of a single occupier.
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