In property law, anything that encumbers or restrict the use or value of land, such as an easement, restrictive covenant, or zoning ordinance. The burden indefinitely binds the current and all future owners until it is extinguished, so it is the land, and the landowner, that is burdened by the encumbrance or restriction. See estate.
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It also meant a tax or impost, payable in money.
The buildings impost has been assessed since 1866 upon the basis of 12.50% of taxable revenue.
At first the net revenue from the impost was less than 1,100,000; but under Sellas firm administration (1869-1873), and in consequence of improvements gradually introduced by him, the net return ultimately exceeded 3,200,000.
The parliamentary opposition to the impost, which the Left denounced as the tax on hunger, was largely factitious.
It was a searching analysis of the financial and moral grounds on which the impost rested, and a historical justification and eulogy of it.