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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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Using the illustration above, this would refer to the effect on other persons or their property of my making or maintaining nuisances.
My making and maintaining nuisances and the damage it causes is inherently harmful.
for now' published in the June 26 issue of the Inquirer, the Manila Building Office had reportedly 'recommended demolition, calling the building 'ruinous, dangerous and a nuisance posing imminent danger of collapse.
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.
West Ham, (31) the statements of West Ham's local inspector of nuisances were submitted in support of the plaintiffs nuisance claim.
As may be inferred from its name, the essential purpose of the Nuisance Removal and Disease Prevention Act was to allow "for the more speedy removal of certain nuisances and to enable the privy council to make regulations for the prevention of contagious and epidemic diseases.
Urban environmental nuisances affect everyone living in the city, as well as many in neighbouring hinterland communities.
2) Temby addressed this very issue in his introduction, explaining that while nuisances are very real for those suffering from them, they are also socially constructed and can often be a marker of what a particular community or region values or fears at a given point in time.
Request for Proposal Project year 2015 aquatic nuisance control grants
By the seventeenth century, Parliament had added to the types of conduct found by the courts to constitute the crime of public nuisance, "thus beginning a pattern of legislative bodies declaring certain activities to be public nuisances that continues to this day.
Nuisances today are classified as public, private, and mixed.
This ordinance permits the police department to request property owners to abate nuisances or charge the property owners for police services after there are three calls for service regarding specific types of nuisance activities on three occasions within 30 days.
This article is intended to provide police and attorneys with methods to develop meaningful dialogue with place managers to prevent suitable places for crime and to offer an overview of strategies used to abate nuisance activity.
19) often, this litigation is based on the common-law doctrine of nuisance (20) and reflects a "not in my backyard" attitude.
Parts I-III introduce the legal issues involved in nuisance litigation against wind farms.