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Laws v Florinplace

[1981] 1 All ER 659

Case summary last updated at 19/01/2020 16:11 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Laws v Florinplace

Ds opened a sex shop with signs and Ps (residents of local area) claimed actionable nuisance due to their offence at the shop being present. Court allowed P’s claim. Vinelott J held that an actionable nuisance extends to cover cases where use of property is such an affront to the reasonable susceptibilities of ordinary people that it constitutes interference with reasonable domestic enjoyment of property.

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