(n) Reparian Rights are the inherent right an owner of a landed property situated in the banks of a river or collection of water have, to use the water in the river , ponds etc for the irrigation purpose or for consumption, subject to the rules existing in that state.
Special rights of people who own land that runs into a river bank (a "riparian owner" is a person who owns land that runs into a river).
n. the right of the owner of the land forming the bank of a river...
adj. in constitutional law, referring to a law case appealed from...
Expanded Legal Definition of ReplevinRiparian Rights Special rights of people who own land that runs into a river bank (a riparian owner is a person who owns land that runs into a river).
Riparian rights: Rights of owners of land on a river bank. Riparian rights include the right of access to, and use of, the water for domestic purposes (bathing, cleaning and navigating). The owner of the rights may take action to prevent damming, diversion or pollution of the water.
See also: What is the meaning of Right, Property, Law, Use, Action?