Statutory Nuisance - HPS Guidance Note

Publication Date: 01 October 2007

This guidance note describes:

  • the definition of nuisance in common law
  • circumstances that are designated  a statutory nuisance
  • summary proceedings for statutory nuisances
  • 'prejudicial to health' provisions – points for consideration​​

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance