Know the law on private nuisance.

The following topic forms part of the Unit Aspects of the Law of Tort.

Know the law on private nuisance:

Private nuisance: definition; unreasonableness; locality; malice; who can sue and be sued; defences– statutory authority, prescription; remedies; relevant case law.

The rule in Rylands and Fletcher : definition; non-natural use of land; the nature of escape; defences – statutory authority, Act of God, consent; remedies.


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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Law course

Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers

Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers.

Contract Law

Consumer Law

Aspects of the Law of Tort.

Aspects of Employment Law.

Aspects of Family Law

Dispute solving in the Legal System (Mandatory)

Understanding Law Making (Mandatory)

Aspects of Legal Liability (Mandatory)

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