What does ACTIO CONFESSORIA mean?

ACTIO CONFESSORIA meaning in Law Dictionary

n affirmative petitory activity for recognition and administration of a servitude. So named because based on the plaintiff's affirmative allegation of the right in defendant's land. Distinguished from an actio ncfintoria, that was delivered to repel a claim of tlie defendant to a servitude into the plaintiff's land. Mackeld. Horn. Legislation.