Campbell Davys v Lloyd: 1901

Collins LJ said: ‘The right of abatement by individuals is not regarded with favour by the law. In the words of Lord Hale: ‘because this many times occasions tumults and disorders, the best way to reform public nuisances is by the ordinary courts of justice.”


Collins LJ


[1901] 2 Ch 518

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CitedLagan Navigation Co v Lambeg Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing Co Ltd HL 1927
Lord Atkinson stated: ‘It has been well said that the abatement of a nuisance is a remedy which the law does not favour and is not usually advisable, and that its exercise destroys any right of action in respect of the nuisance.’
Concluding, . .
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Torts – Other

Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.541707