Definition of usufruct in English:
noun[mass noun] Roman Law
The right to enjoy the use and advantages of another’s property short of the destruction or waste of its substance.
- It is widely recognized that agriculture, wherein crops can grow again and no serious effect is made on the soil or the land, is an appropriate usage of the right of usufruct.
- In men's wills, usufruct on the husband's property is left to widows under condition that they give up their right to dowry and extradotal goods in favour of offspring.
- Landowners do not own groundwater as owner of the land, they just have a right to the usufruct of the water and not the water itself.
- Example sentences
- He described it as a proprietary right and the rights of the individual members of the clan or group were the possessory or usufructuary rights.
- It was emphasised by him that the usufructuary rights that were referred to, which may not have been proprietary in character, nonetheless, depended wholly on the community title.
- ‘Owner’ includes a lessee, a usufructuary or any other person having a beneficial interest in the land.’
Pronunciation: /-ˈfrʌktjʊəri/adjective& noun
Definition of usufruct in:
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