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ABATEMENT OF A NUISANCE

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 7 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ABATEMENT OF A NUISANCE iS the remedy allowed by law to a person or public authority injured by a public nuisance of destroying or removing it, provided no breach of the peace is committed in doing so. In the case of private nuisances abatement is also allowed provided there be no breach of the peace, and no damage be occasioned beyond what the removal of the nuisance requires. (See NUISANCE.)
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