Rex v White and Ward: 20 May 1757

The court considered the law of public nuisance to be the nuisance to ‘all the King’s liege subjects’ living in Twickenham and travelling and passing the King’s highway was impregnating the air with ‘noisome and offensive stinks and smells’. Each defendant, on undertaking to avoid repetition, was fined 6s 8d.
(1757) 1 Burr 333, [1757] EngR 85, (1757) 1 Burr 333, (1757) 97 ER 338 (B)
England and Wales
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CitedRegina v Rimmington; Regina v Goldstein HL 21-Jul-2005
Common Law – Public Nuisance – Extent
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Updated: 16 October 2021; Ref: scu.231618