- Created by: erw16
- Created on: 28-11-18 21:36
A public Nuisance affects a group of class or people. It may consititute a criminal offence and will be prosecuted by the Attorny General or can be a civil claim.
A public nuisance 'materially affects the reasonable comfort and convenience of class of her Majesty's subjects.' This is set out in Attorney General v PYA Quarries 1957. A nuisance must affect a class of people who have suffered common injury.
In Attorny General v PYA Quarries, the Court of Appeal did not specify how many people were necessary to constitute…