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Noise Pollution Law

Module code: LLMP 5218

Module description

The module examines the law relating to noise pollution. It examines a range of issues which include: the characteristics of noise as a pollutant; the law of nuisance (public and private) as applied to noise; the interrelationship between tortious liability and statutory controls; Part III of the Control of Pollution Act 1974; statutory nuisance proceedings under the Environmental Protection Act 1990; constriction site noise; noise abatement zones; and miscellaneous statutory controls.

Contact hours per student per year

Tutorials: 2 hours (optional)

Assessments

  • Assignment (5,000 words): 100%

Additional costs: Students may choose to purchase one or more textbooks relevant to the module. Students may choose to attend the optional Study days and incur travel/accommodation costs.

 
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