actio confessoria
A civil law action wherein the plaintiff sought to establish his right to a servitude as against the owner of the land or any other adverse claimant, and also to compel acknowledgment of his right.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • actio confessoria — /aekshiyow konfasoriya/ An affirmative petitory action for the recognition and enforcement of a servitude. So called because based on plaintiffs affirmative allegation of a right in defendant s land. Distinguished from an actio negatoria, which… …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio confessoria — /aekshiyow konfasoriya/ An affirmative petitory action for the recognition and enforcement of a servitude. So called because based on plaintiffs affirmative allegation of a right in defendant s land. Distinguished from an actio negatoria, which… …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio negatoria — (or actio negativa) /aekshiyow negatoriya / negatayva/ An action brought to repel a claim of the defendant to a servitude in the plaintiffs land. See actio confessoria …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio negativa — actio negatoria (or actio negativa) /aekshiyow negatoriya / negatayva/ An action brought to repel a claim of the defendant to a servitude in the plaintiffs land. See actio confessoria …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio negatoria — (or actio negativa) /aekshiyow negatoriya / negatayva/ An action brought to repel a claim of the defendant to a servitude in the plaintiffs land. See actio confessoria …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio negativa — actio negatoria (or actio negativa) /aekshiyow negatoriya / negatayva/ An action brought to repel a claim of the defendant to a servitude in the plaintiffs land. See actio confessoria …   Black's law dictionary

  • Actio — (lat.), 1) Handlung, Bewegung; 2) (Rechtsw.), Forderung, u. Handlung, um eine Forderung im Proceßwege selbständig geltend zu machen, daher das Jus actionum, nach dem System der altrömischen Juristen, mit den Obligationen, als Recht der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • confessoria actio — /konfesoriya aeksh(iy)ow/ In the civil law, an action for enforcing a servitude …   Black's law dictionary

  • confessoria actio — /konfesoriya aeksh(iy)ow/ In the civil law, an action for enforcing a servitude …   Black's law dictionary

  • actio Publiciana confessoria in rem — A civil law action for the protection of servitudes not fully perfected …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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