The tort of private nuisance may be defined as the unlawful and indirect interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land in which they have an interest. The tort has developed over a long period of time and exists in common law.
The police have been granted powers to stop and search a person under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, the Criminal Justice Act 2003, the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, the Terrorism Act 2000 and the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.
SIs are a form of legislation, often drafted by the legal office of the Government Department concerned, allowing the provisions of an Act of Parliament to be brought into force or altered without Parliament passing a new Act.
Statutory Instruments are a form of secondary, delegated or subordinate legislation. They allow the provisions of an Act to be brought into force or amended without Parliament having to pass a new Act.
It may be defined as the intentional, direct and unlawful physical contact with a person. Battery is sometimes included in the term 'assault' or 'common assault' whereas no harm or contact is required for the tort of assault to be established.
Because solicitors deal with their clients direct and enter into a contract with them this means that the solicitor can sue for his fees if he is not paid and also allows the client to sue if the solicitor does not do his work.