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The Easements Act, 1882

( ACT NO. V OF 1882 )

Chapter III


Exercise of easement Confinement of exercise of easement
22. The dominant owner must exercise his right in the mode which is least onerous to the servient owner; and, when the exercise of an easement can without detriment to the dominant owner be confined to a determinate part of the servient heritage, such exercise shall, at the request of the servient owner, be so confined.
(a) A has a right of way over B's field. A must enter the way at either end and not at any intermediate point.
(b) A has a right annexed to his house to cut thatching-grass in B's swamp. A, when exercise his easement, must cut the grass so that the plants may not be destroyed.

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