Lord Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the City of Dublin v Lapedus and Benson

JurisdictionIreland
CourtDistrict Court (Ireland)
Judgment Date01 January 1948
(Dist. Ct.),
Lord Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the City of Dublin
and
Lapedus and Benson

- Nuisance - Betting office - Want of proper sanitary accommodation for employees - Sanitary accommodation provided in house next door only by permission of owners of those premises - Whether constituting a "nuisance"- Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1878 (41 42 Vict., c. 52), ss. 107, 111, 112, 113.

A betting office in a city street had no sanitary accommodation, the employees of both sexes having liberty to use, by licence of the owner of a neighbouring dwellinghouse, such accommodation on the top floor thereof, a key being available in the betting office. Held, that the promises were in such a state as to be a nuisance or injurious to health within the meaning of the Public Health (Ir.) Act, 1878, and an order to abate should...

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