Principles: an Unlawful Interference with a Person'S Use Or Enjoyment of Land, Or Some Right Over, Or in Connection with It, is a Nuisance in Law of Tort. - Legal Reasoning

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Principles: An unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land, or some right over, or in connection with it, is a nuisance in law of tort.
Facts: During the scarcity of onions, long queues were made outside the defendant's shop who having a licence to sell fruits and vegetables used to sell only 1 kg of onion per ration card. The queues extended on to the highway and l also caused some obstruction to the neighboring shops. The neighboring shopkeepers filed a suit for nuisance against the defendant. which one of the following decisions will be correct in this suit?
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Options

  • The shopkeeper is liable to pay damages to all the plaintiffs.

  • The shopkeeper is liable under strict liability

  • The shopkeeper is not liable for nuisance

  • The shopkeeper is liable for a nuisance.

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Solution

The shopkeeper is liable for a nuisance.
Although the shopkeeper has not committed any wrongful act indirectly his act was the cause of unlawful interference with the other' use and enjoyment of land.

Concept: Law of Torts (Entrance Exams)
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