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right of entry

Definition of right of entry

Noun

right of entry (plural rights of entry)

  1. (law) Where a grantor has created a fee simple subject to condition subsequent, and the condition of the grant has come to pass, the right of the grantor to physically reclaim ownership of the land.

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Right of entry refers to one's right to take or resume possession of land, or the right of a person to go onto another's real property without committing trespass. It also refers to a grantor's power to retake real estate from a grantee in the case of a fee simple subject to condition subsequent.

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  1. Wiktionary. Published under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.



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