Public Nuisance Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Public Nuisance, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Public Nuisance?

It refers to an act which considerably disturbs, annoys, hinders or interferes the rights of public at large (and not just neighbours or some few people) to use the public property or pertaining to endangering ones life. It is a minor crime which can lead to health hazards and lead to disturbing the safety and comfort of common people.