Rights of the usufructuary

Rights of the Usufructuary

Art. 579. Usufructuary may make useful or luxurious improvements on the property under usufruct, provided he does not alter its form and substance, but he shall have no right to be indemnified therefor. He may however remove them should it be possible without causing injury to the property.

Art. 580. The usufructuary may set off the improvements he made on the property against any damage to the same. (Civil Code of the Philippines)

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