Section 294 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria. Exercise of right of way or easement

When a person who claims to be lawfully entitled to enter upon land for the exercise of a right of way or other easement or profit, enters upon the land for the purpose of exercising such right of way, or easement or profit, after notice that his right to use such way or take such profit is disputed by the person in possession of the land, or having entered persists in his entry after such notice, it is lawful for the person in possession, and for any person acting by his authority, to use such force as is reasonably necessary for the purpose of making the person so entering desist from the entry, provided that he does not do him harm.

Section 294 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria

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