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Littoral Rights

Rights relating to the ownership of property that abuts an ocean, sea, or lake.

Littoral proprietors are occupants of land that borders the above-named bodies of water, whereas riparian proprietors are those who occupy land bordering streams or rivers. Littoral rights are generally concerned with the use and enjoyment of the shore.

CROSS-REFERENCES

Riparian Rights.

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