As explained earlier, the law containing Book 3 "Goods" of the Civil Code was published in the Belgian Official Gazette on 4 February 2020. The new Book 3 contains new legal provisions regarding property, co-ownership, easements, mortgage publicity etc., including new provisions on the right of usufruct.
Below you will find an overview of the essential elements in the new definition of the right of usufruct. In addition, the overview refers to the main changes concerning the duration of the right of usufruct and the principle of cooperation between the usufructuary and the bare owner during the term of the usufruct.
For the article on the Wolters Kluwer website in French, click here
Timeline Book 3
Lien BellinckSenior associate Attorney at Law
Lien Bellinck is a senior associate in our office in Brussels and a member of the Loyens & Loeff Real Estate Practice Group in Belgium. She focuses on all aspects of real estate law.T: +32 2 773 23 36 M: +32 4 99 34 19 88 E: email@example.com