prescriptive right

See: droit
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If anyone can claim a prescriptive right of interest in the Moonstone, and in everything connected with it, I think it is hardly to be denied that I am the man.
He had established such a long prescriptive right to this deportment (his son's inheritance from his mother) that I several times knew both Caddy and her husband to be melted to tears by these affectionate self-sacrifices.
Nay, more, I insisted at once on my prescriptive right and on his patriotic obligation in the matter.
The Arcade and Plaza will be closed to the public to preserve the owners right to the Arcade and Plaza and to preclude a public claim to prescriptive right to the area.
The Hunt Land Holdings court noted that, while possession must be exclusive in order to acquire title by adverse possession, a party may acquire a prescriptive right if the use is in common with the owner or the public.
It is a nonnegotiable, uncompromisable and prescriptive right as stated in the Syrian laws, the international law and the international legitimacy resolutions,'' the letters added.
An employer can establish a statutory defence against illegal working by undertaking prescriptive right to work checks e.
This is called a prescriptive right of access and he had registered it when he bought the cottage.
Claimants contended that they acquired a prescriptive right based on taking an interest by use or 'usucapio'.
PHREC's tenants in the Heights Shopping Center had a prescriptive right to use Superior's land to access dumpsters, according to the motion filed by Geoffrey B.
It also held proof of adverse use, to create a prescriptive right to a road traversing uninclosed land must be much more convincing than proof required to establish the same right when the road traverses clear or inclosed land.
The Arcade and Plaza will be closed to the public to preserve the owner's right to the Arcade and Plaza and to preclude a public claim to prescriptive right to the area.