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'The tort of private nuisance is ineffective and has little relevance in the modern law of torts.' Discuss the tort of private nuisance in light of the above statement.

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.

Describe and illustrate the law of private nuisance.

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.

Describe the purposive approach using the Source and decided cases to illustrate your answer.

The purposive approach can be compared to the mischief rule, but it not only looks at what gap might have existed in the law previously, it tries to identify what Parliament meant to achieve. It looks at the purpose of the Act.

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the purposive approach

The purposive approach is probably the broadest approach of all the rules of interpretation. It is certainly more flexible than either the literal rule or the golden rule which tend to concentrate upon the meaning of individual words or phrases.

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