Definition : Servitude

Charge imposed on an immovable (the servient land) in favor of another immovable (the dominant land) belonging to a different owner. This charge obliges the owner of the fund to abstain certain rights inherent in ownership (e.g. non-construction servitude), or to support certain acts of custom on the part of the owner of the dominant land (e.g. right-of-way servitude).

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