Understand the impact of the law of nuisance on businesses, their employees and others

The following topic forms part of the Unit Aspects of Civil Liability for Business.

The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to the law of tort as it applies to businesses. Learners will do this through application of the law to business situations.

Understand the impact of the law of nuisance on businesses, their employees and others:

Nuisance: elements of private nuisance – unreasonable behaviour, interference, use/enjoyment of land; who can sue; who can be sued; problems of private nuisance the Rule in Rylands and Fletcher .

Defences: statutory authority, prescription.

Remedies: injunction, damages, abatement.

 

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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Business course

Aspects of Contract and Business Law

Aspects of Civil Liability for Business

Aspects of the Legal System and Law-making Process

Aspects of Criminal Law Relating to Business

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