Hill v Maclaren: 1879

A servitude right must be exercised ‘so as to impose the least possible burden on the servient tenement, consistently with the fair enjoyment of this right by the dominant proprietor.’


Lord Justice Clerk Moncreiff


(1879) 6 R 1363

Cited by:

CitedMoncrieff and Another v Jamieson and others HL 17-Oct-2007
The parties disputed whether a right of way over a road included an implied right for the dominant owner to park on the servient tenement.
Held: The appeal failed. ‘The question is whether the ancillary right is necessary for the comfortable . .
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Land, Scotland

Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.260034