Smells and mosquitoes but no extra damages under the Human Rights Act – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted January 3rd, 2012 in damages, human rights, negligence, news, nuisance, water companies by tracey

“An operator carrying out activities authorised by legislation is immune from common law nuisance liability unless the claimant can prove negligence. Any damages for such a nuisance will constitute ‘sufficient just satisfaction’ for the purpose of the Human Rights Act; even if breach of a Convention right is proved, no further remedy will be available.”

Full story

UK Human Rights Blog, 2nd January 2012