nuisance


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(law) a broad legal concept including anything that disturbs the reasonable use of your property or endangers life and health or is offensive

a bothersome annoying person

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In September the Scottish Government published its action plan to tackle nuisance and scam callers and announced 50,000 for the first batch of call blockers.
While heritage advocates and ordinary citizens successfully petitioned against its proposed demolition, the El Hogar is just one of the many dilapidated historic buildings in our country that needs to be restored or otherwise become a life-threatening nuisance that must be demolished.
People who ride quadbikes and motorbikes dangerously or cause a nuisance could have their machines seized or crushed.
This Article explores the contours of the nuisance doctrine from early English common law to its modern application in the United States, including a number of laws enacted to expand, supplement, or narrow its application.
Glasgow ranked top out of 18 cities across the UK, with Edinburgh second and Aberdeen fourth - and the number of nuisance calls is increasing, with vulnerable users experiencing the greatest rise.
Fiona Richardson, of Trading Standards Scotland, said: "We're asking consumers to sign up for TPS to help prevent nuisance calls.
COMPANIES making nuisance calls have been warned to expect fines of more than a million pounds in 2016.
The Information Commissioner's Office(ICO) imposed more than a million pounds worth of penalties for nuisance calls and text messages in 2015, with the same amount already in the pipeline for early 2016.
These fines include PS295,000 for companies offering call-blocking or nuisance call prevention services.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK's independent body set up to uphold information rights, revealed on Tuesday that it has warned marketing companies who make nuisance calls that it plans to impose further penalties in 2016
Temby's introduction proposed "a bipartite distinction between (1) the politicization of the nuisance issue (i.
What can I do if I am suffering from noise nuisance caused by neighbours?
Noise would become a nuisance when it is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land, or of some right over, or in connection with it.
A SENIOR Wirral Lib Dem councillor has welcomed plans by the authority to crack down on nuisance calls.