Profit Appurtenant

Profit appurtenant is another legal term used in property law, which refers to a right to use someone else's land for a specific purpose. Specifically, it refers to a right that is attached or appurtenant to another piece of property, such as a neighbouring parcel of land.

An example of a profit appurtenant could be a right of way, which allows someone to use a portion of a neighbouring property to access their own land. Other examples could include rights to collect water, to graze animals, or to use a portion of the land for agricultural purposes.

Like profits à prendre, profit appurtenant is typically granted through an easement or other legal instrument, and it is limited in scope to specific activities and resources. The right is attached to a specific piece of property, and it cannot be transferred independently of that property.

Profit appurtenant is subject to the same rules and regulations as other property rights, and it can be bought, sold, or transferred like any other property interest. However, it is also subject to the terms and conditions of the original grant or easement, and it cannot be expanded beyond its original scope without the consent of the landowner.

Profit appurtenant can be a useful tool for landowners and neighbouring property owners, allowing them to share in the benefits of certain resources or activities without having to own the underlying land.

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