easement

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Synonyms for easement

(law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)

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02 provides that, if no compensation is paid for a statutory way of necessity, and the land upon which the easement is located is used for enclosing farm or grove products or livestock (or is later put to such use), the owner or tenant of the dominant tenement using the easement shall, when requested by the owner of the servient tenement, erect and maintain either a cattle guard or gate at each place where the easement intersects a fence.
61) Statute has long intervened into the area of easements for public purposes; for example by allowing easements in gross (an easement without a dominant tenement) which would otherwise be impossible in the light of the common law requirement for both a servient and dominant tenement.
The Company holds dominant tenement positions in the Pine Creek and the Ngalia Basin uranium provinces with a total area in excess of 6,000 sq kms.