This article describes the differences between Principal Rights and Accessory Rights.
- Having ownership, possession, title on the land or building is a principal right.
- A has the agricultural land-X. He has to go his land-X through B’s land-Y. A has acquired easementary “right of way” through the land of Y. the ownership on X is the principal right of A.
- The owner of the building has the principal right on the building.
- The easements annexed with the land, and the easementary rights are accessory rights.
- The “right of way” of A is the accessory right.
- The tenant of the building has the accessory right on the building.