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NUISANCES by Mind Map: NUISANCES

1. PRIVATE

1.1. Unlawful interferences with a person's use or enjoyment of land (Read v Lyons)

1.1.1. Date

1.1.2. Time

1.1.3. Place

1.2. Must be continuous-- slight annoyance is no actionable nuisances.

1.2.1. Oral

1.2.2. Written

1.3. Elements

1.3.1. Substantial Interferences

1.3.1.1. Not actionable per se

1.3.1.2. need not proof special/particular damage.

1.3.1.3. Interference with use, comfort, enjoyment of land

1.3.1.3.1. ANDREA V SELFRIDE (loss of one night sleep)

1.3.1.3.2. THOMPSON SCHWAB V COSTAKI (Using adjoining building for prostitution)

1.3.1.3.3. KHORUSANDIJAN V BUSH (persistent phone call)

1.3.1.3.4. WOON TAN KAN V ASIAN RARE EARTH SDN BHD (Bukit Merah)

1.3.1.3.5. DATO DR HARNAM SINGH V RENAL LINK KL (Fumes of clinic causing diseases.

1.3.1.4. Material/ Physical damage to land/ property

1.3.1.4.1. DARLEY MAIN COLLIERY V MITCHELL (Minor subsidences not actionable)

1.3.1.4.2. GOH CHAT NGEE V TOH YAN (unnatural use of land)

1.3.1.4.3. HOTEL CONTINENTAL V CHEONG FAT TZE (extension to building)

1.3.2. Reasonableness

1.3.2.1. Relevant but not conclusive

1.3.2.2. must rise from something emanating from def land which may be

1.3.2.2.1. damage and location of parties's premises

1.3.2.2.2. public benefit of def activities

1.3.2.2.3. extraordinary sensitivity of plaintiff

1.3.2.2.4. Continuous inteferences

1.3.2.2.5. Temporary interferences

1.3.2.2.6. malice

2. REMEDIES

2.1. INJUNCTION

2.1.1. Essays / Articles

2.1.2. Books

2.2. MONETARY COMPENSATION

2.2.1. Textbooks

2.2.2. Essays / Articles

2.2.3. Theses

2.3. REPORT TO RELEVANT AUTHORITIES

2.4. SELF HELP

3. PUBLIC

3.1. Interferences with public rights

3.2. AG V PYA QUARIRIES ( affects the reasonable comfort an conviniences of a class of society)

3.3. MAJLIS PERBANDARAN PULAU PINANG V BOEY SIEW THAN (Convenient class of society is subject to fact of each case)

3.4. WHO CAN CLAIM?

3.4.1. CRIMINAL

3.4.1.1. Public prosecutor

3.4.2. CIVIL

3.4.2.1. Person who suffers special/particular damage

3.4.2.1.1. Need not have interest in land

3.4.2.1.2. suffer special damages

3.4.2.1.3. need consent of AG (PACIFIC ENGINEERING V HJ RAHMAN RAHIM)

3.4.2.1.4. KOPERASI PASAR RAYA V UDA HOLDINGS (Closing of public road that effects supermarket's business0

3.5. DIFFERENCES

3.5.1. MPPP V BOEY SIEW THAN

3.5.1.1. PUBLIC: CLass of society, Need not have interest in land

3.5.1.2. PRIVATE: Individual, need to have interest over land.

4. DEFENCES

4.1. NECESSITY

4.2. CONSENT

4.3. DEFENCES OF PROPERTY

4.4. CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCES

4.5. PLAINTIFF COMES TO NUISANCES