prescribed right

noun

  • General legal English

Definitions of prescribed right

  • a right that a person can claim because he or she has had that right for a long time or has been allowed to act in a particular way or receive a particular benefit etc for a long time

    When we moved in our neighbour told us that he had a prescribed right to cross part of garden to gain access to his house.

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