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English translation: Rent on superficies

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Dutch term or phrase:Opstal
English translation:Rent on superficies
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12:34 Feb 20, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial
Dutch term or phrase: Opstal
Periodieke betalingen van Erfpacht of Opstal

from a tax return

American equivalents only please
tuanis
Rent on superficies
Explanation:
Black's law dictionary definition: In the civil law, the alienation by the owner of the surface of the soil of all rights necessary for building on the surface, A YEARLY RENT BEING GENERALLY RESERVED.

Definition of opstal: "Opstal of superficies, huisbouw(recht), het zakelijk recht om gebouwen, werken of beplantingen op andermans grond te hebben en te houden, veelal tegen een jaarlijkse CANON." [Fockema Andreae's Juridisch Woordenboek]

See also my suggested translation of "erfpacht".

Since we are dealing with the legal terms of a jurisdiction in which the civil as opposed to the common law prevails, it may be difficult, if not impossible to find equivalent US terms.
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Summary of answers provided
narent on superficies
Christopher Smith
narent on superficies
Christopher Smith
naRent on superficiesxxxHenri
naRent on superficiesxxxjarry
narent on buildings
Christopher Smith
naRent on superficiesxxxjarry


  

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31 mins
Rent on superficies


Explanation:
Black's law dictionary definition: In the civil law, the alienation by the owner of the surface of the soil of all rights necessary for building on the surface, A YEARLY RENT BEING GENERALLY RESERVED.

Definition of opstal: "Opstal of superficies, huisbouw(recht), het zakelijk recht om gebouwen, werken of beplantingen op andermans grond te hebben en te houden, veelal tegen een jaarlijkse CANON." [Fockema Andreae's Juridisch Woordenboek]

See also my suggested translation of "erfpacht".

Since we are dealing with the legal terms of a jurisdiction in which the civil as opposed to the common law prevails, it may be difficult, if not impossible to find equivalent US terms.


    See above
xxxjarry
South Africa
Local time: 20:02
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 3855
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3 hrs
rent on buildings


Explanation:
'opstal' = buildings/premises erected on the land for which there is an 'erfpacht' (lease). K.I.S.S.! (Keep It Simple, Sunshine!)


    Terminologie Financieel Management (see for 'erfpacht')
Christopher Smith
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13 hrs
Rent on superficies


Explanation:
I would again disagree with Claro and this time very strongly. "Periodieke betalingen van Opstal" is not a rent on buildings but a payment FOR THE RIGHT to erect buildings. It is due whether buildings have been erected or not. I, too, like to keep it simple, provided it is accurate as well.

xxxjarry
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22 hrs
Rent on superficies


Explanation:
Please see below.


    Fockema Andreae's Juridisch Woordenboek
    Servotte Commercial Dictionary, English-French-Dutch-German
xxxHenri
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1 day 5 hrs
rent on superficies


Explanation:
Fair enough, Jarry! I defer without hesitation. Came back in last night in a pretty brash mood. No offence meant.
As regards the 'financieel' or 'administratief' answer, I defer to you also: checked with my Dutch brother-in-law who used to work in accounts.

Christopher Smith
United Kingdom
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1 day 5 hrs
rent on superficies


Explanation:
Fair enough, Jarry! I defer without hesitation. Came back in last night in a pretty brash mood. No offence meant.
As regards the 'financieel' or 'administratief' answer, I defer to you also: checked with my Dutch brother-in-law who used to work in accounts.

Christopher Smith
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:02
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 312
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