Miller v Jackson [1977]

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The public interest, which requires young people to have the benefit of outdoor games, may be held to outweigh the private interest of neighbouring householders who are the victims of the balls therefrom, so as to prevent the grant of an injunction, even if the sportsmen are guilty of negligence.

The L cricket club had played cricket on its ground since 1905. Developers of neighbouring land built a house for P in a position where, so long as cricket was played, there was a possibility of damage and injury. The club put their fence up to 15 feet high, but…


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