Public passage

PUBLIC PASSAGE. This term is synonymous with public highway, with this difference; by the latter, is understood a right to pass over the land of another; by the former is meant the right of going over the water which is on another's land. Carth. 193; Hamm. N. P. 195. See Passage.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
Presently the rain began to fall in slanting lines between him and those houses, and people began to collect under cover of the public passage opposite, and to look out hopelessly at the sky as the rain dropped thicker and faster.
San Juan Mayor Francis Zamora said he is open to the idea of opening gated subdivisions to public passage during rush hours.
Besides, he added, a fully-fledged campaign had been launched to eliminate blockade of public passage on service roads and other encroachments in Blue Area.
According to LDA rules and the Pakistan Penal Code, placing a barrier on any public passage is a punishable criminal offense.
The Liberia News Agency quoting a copy of the writ of arrest dated April 4, 2019, says those arrested have been charged with criminal conspiracy, riot to disperse, terroristic threats, theft of property, criminal mischief, obstructing highway and public passage and disorderly conduct in violation of chapter 10, 15, 15 and 17, sections 10.4, 1.24, 15.1, 15.5, 15.51, 17.1, 17.3 and17.7 of the new penal code of Liberia.
It is a claim of civic agency itself that there is no reason to block a public passage, that too against the sectoral plan.
This road would serve the purpose of providing good public passage to Pimpalgaon village while preserving Meherazad's sacred Approach Road as a point of pilgrimage, as it has always been, says Kelkar.
"The PM opened the Green Zone to public passage and people in their vehicles came in droves", a statement from Abadi's office said.
"The prime minister opened the Green Zone to public passage and people in their vehicles came in droves," it added.
Non controversial in its complexion and public passage, the Bill has met a sudden obstacle before formal enactment by Her Majesty the Queen.
Otherwise they would not have called for it to go ahead in defiance of the law, which rightly deemed that public passage at a time when offices were closing had priority - along with national safety.
From the south, east and west sides of the site, pedestrian routes converge in a generous covered double-height public passage through the building that incorporates a second entrance to the library together with access to a new cafe and a range of flexible public meeting rooms that can operate either independently or as part of the library.