Servitudes or easements are according to Austrian property law limited real rights to use land whose owner is obliged to tolerate something or refrain the same thing.
The easement is created by agreement of owners and registration of the easement in the land register of the burdened property. The entitled person is being protected from disturbances of his right to use it like an owner.
The most common type of servitudes is the granting of footpaths or driving right of parts of one or more plots, for persons who are not owners of these properties.
In addition, there are still a number of other rights that may exist on a certain area of one or more plots.