nuisance

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nuisance

Anything that causes inconvenience, annoyance, or disturbance of normal physiology.
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Despite the fact that in one form or another the tort of nuisance has been around for hundreds of years, courts have never gotten around to offering even a tentative list of land use priorities which we could use as a guide.
In contrast, the tort of nuisance specifically relates to the interference with occupation and enjoyment of land; indeed the claimant has to have an interest in the affected land in order to bring an action.