A. Introduction

Author:Philip H. Osborne
Profession:Faculty of Law. The University of Manitoba
Pages:377-377
 
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There are two torts of nuisance: private nuisance and public nuisance. Other than their name, they do not have a great deal in common. Private nuisance protects people from interference with the use, enjoyment, and comfort of their land. Public nuisance primarily protects the public in the exercise of rights that are common to all citizens, such as the right of passage on public highways and navigable rivers. A common...

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