Nuisance Claim Statutory Authority Defence

Posted by Johannes Schenk on February 24th, 2014 — Posted in Municipal Law

2013 BCSC 1224 Vancouver City v. Robinson concerns damage caused by diesel exhaust from equipment operated by The City of Vancouver. The case deals with the law of nuisance and the City’s defence of statutory authorization. This basic defence says that if the act is authorized by statute then inevitable consequences from that act are also authorized and cannot be the basis for a nuisance damage claim

No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.