Archive for the 'nuisance' Category

Judges get power to fast-track eviction of nasty neighbours – The Independent

“Judges are to be given new powers to fast-track the eviction of tenants who harass their neighbours.”

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The Independent, 11th January 2011

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Asbos to be scrapped following review – Daily Telegraph

“The Asbo is to be scrapped as part of a major review on tackling anti-social behaviour that will see a return to the common sense policing of yobs, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.”

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Daily Telegraph, 4th January 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Noisy sex woman loses appeal bid – BBC News

“A woman who was banned from making loud noises during sex has lost an appeal against her conviction.”

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BBC News, 10th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Wife says noisy sex conviction breaches rights – The Independent

“A couple’s nightly sex sessions were making their neighbours’ lives’ hell, a court heard today.”

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The Independent, 9th November 2009

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Dobson and Others v Thames Water Utilities Ltd – Times Law Reports

Dobson and Others v Thames Water Utilities Ltd

Court of Appeal

“Where a court was considering an award of damages to an occupier of land for loss of amenity following transitory nuisance, the actual impact on the occupier would be relevant.”

The Times, 3rd April 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Dobson v Thames Water Utilities Ltd – WLR Daily

Dobson v Thames Water Utilities Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 28; [2009] WLR (D) 70

Where a court was considering an award of damages to an occupier of land for loss of amenity following transitory nuisance the actual impact on the occupier was relevant. An award would normally constitute just satisfaction to the occupier and no further compensation was due under s 8 of the Human Rights Act 1998.”

WLR Daily, 27th February 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

 


Skating pensioner fined by court – BBC News

“A rollerblading pensioner has been fined £300 after he was filmed skating along a street in Southport.”

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BBC News, 24th February 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Jail sentence for nuisance caller – BBC News

“A man who made more than a 100 abusive and threatening calls mainly to women has been jailed for four years.”

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BBC News, 9th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Repeat loo flusher faces eviction – BBC News

“A council tenant faces being evicted from her home after repeatedly flushing the toilet during the night.”

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BBC News, 13th August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Corby Group Litigation v Corby Borough Council – Times Law Reports

Corby Group Litigation v Corby Borough Council

Court of Appeal

“The House of Lords had neither expressly nor impliedly reversed the long-standing principle that damages for personal injury could be claimed in the tort of public nuisance.”

The Times, 28th May 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Corby Group Litigation v Corby Borough Council – WLR Daily

Corby Group Litigation v Corby Borough Council [2008] EWCA Civ 463; [2008] WLR (D) 144

“Damages for personal injury were recoverable in the tort of public nuisance.”

WLR Daily, 10th May 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

‘Snob yob’ parents could be prosecuted – Daily Telegraph

“Parents of public school pupils who let their children cause trouble in a Cornish resort that has become notorious for wild summer parties could face prosecution.”

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The Daily Telegraph, 17th April 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Mole Man to pay £300,000 for burrowing under home – The Times

“A retired engineer nicknamed ‘Mole Man’, because of his fondness for burrowing tunnels under his home, has been ordered to pay almost £300,000 to the local council after his hobby nearly caused his house to collapse.”

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The Times, 15th April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Hoax 999 caller jailed for 40-year campaign – Daily Telegraph

“An unemployed man described as Britain’s worst serial hoaxer has been jailed following a 40-year campaign of prank 999 calls estimated to have cost the taxpayer more than £1 million.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st April 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Hiscox Syndicates Ltd and Another v The Pinnacle Ltd – Times Law Reports

Hiscox Syndicates Ltd and Another v The Pinnacle Ltd

Chancery Division

“An obligation to use all reasonable endeavours was equated with an obligation to use best endeavours which was more onerous than an obligation to use reasonable endeavours. ”

The Times, 6th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.


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