Superficiarius

SUPERFICIARIUS, civ. law. He who has built upon the soil of another, which he has hired for a number of years or forever, yielding a yearly rent. This is not very different from the owner of a lot on ground rent in Pennsylvania. Dig. 43, 18, 1 and 2.

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Idem quod superficiarius, emphyteuticarius, creditor hypothecarius: hi enim omnes fundi et servitutis fundo debitae vindicationem habent: nec tamen ideo utiles dominos dixeris recte: certe non creditorem, ergo nec ceteros.
(76) "sex dicunt esse contractus ex quibus transfertur dominium utile et non directum, sicut contractus superficiarius, contractus locationis ad longum tempus, contractus emphyteuticus, contractus qui dicitur precaria in genere foeminino, contractus livellarius et contractus feudalis" (UBALDI, Baldi perusini ...
"Eorum, qui bona fide absunt in stipulatione damni infecti ius non corrumpitur, sed reversis cavendi ex bono at aequo potestas datur, sive domini sint, sive aliquid in ea re ius habeant, qualis est creditor et fructuarius et superficiarius" (76).