Kennaway v Thompson [1981]

Facts

  • The defendants increased the frequency and noise of their boat-racing events

Issue

  • Could a neighbour claim for an injunction?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • An injunction should usually be awarded (with restrictions on frequency etc)
  • Public interest should not prevail to require damages in lieu in most cases
RELATED CASE  Turton v Kerslake [2000, New Zealand]

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