Course detail

Building Law

FAST-BZ002Acad. year: 2018/2019

The law system of the Czech state. The building law as part of the system of administrative law. Building Act. Implementing regulations to the Building Act. Legal regulation of administrative offenses. Expropriation. Conduct of business by natural and legal entities in building industry. Basic employment relations.

Department

Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn the basic legal concepts, legal order of the Czech Republic as a whole and the system of legal norms in the Czech Republic. After completing the course, students will gain knowledge in the field of public construction law, will be familiar with the Building Act and its implementing regulations. The issue of expropriation in expropriation proceedings under the Expropriation Act and the rules of administrative offenses will be discussed. They will be provided with information on ways of conducting business by individuals and legal entities in the construction industry as well as basic labor relations.

Prerequisites

The subject extends the knowledge gained at secondary school.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The information will be passed on in the form of lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Each student will submit the seminar paper in the range of 3 pages and demonstrate knowledge of the topics in the form of a credit test.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Lectures:
1. Introduction to the course, basic legal concepts.
2. The place of the building law in the system of administrative law. The Building Act, its contents and principles. Implementing regulations to the Building Act.
3. Town and country planning and its instruments.
4. Planning permission proceedings, types of planning permissions.
5. Environmental protection, assessment of concepts and intentions on environmental protection.
6. Building code, building permit and notofication, building permit proceedings. Authorized inspector.
7. Structure realization. Utilization and removal of structures. Energy intensity of buildings.
8. Selected activities in construction. Authorization according to the Law. No. 360/1992 Coll., on practice of profession of authorized architects and authorized engineers and technicians working in the field of building constructions.
9. Administrative offenses. Expropriation.
10. Technical requirements on construction products. Waste management.
11. Basic employment relations, requisites of employment contract.
12. Trade law.
13. Trade companies, their basic characteristics, status of partners.

Aims

The objective of the course is to make the students familiar with the legal order of the Czech Republic focusing on the Building Act and its implementing regulations.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch S , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch S , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch S , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch M , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch K , 4. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Lectures:
1. Introduction to the course, basic legal concepts.
2. The place of the building law in the system of administrative law. The Building Act, its contents and principles. Implementing regulations to the Building Act.
3. Town and country planning and its instruments.
4. Planning permission proceedings, types of planning permissions.
5. Environmental protection, assessment of concepts and intentions on environmental protection.
6. Building code, building permit and notofication, building permit proceedings. Authorized inspector.
7. Structure realization. Utilization and removal of structures. Energy intensity of buildings.
8. Selected activities in construction. Authorization according to the Law. No. 360/1992 Coll., on practice of profession of authorized architects and authorized engineers and technicians working in the field of building constructions.
9. Administrative offenses. Expropriation.
10. Technical requirements on construction products. Waste management.
11. Basic employment relations, requisites of employment contract.
12. Trade law.
13. Trade companies, their basic characteristics, status of partners.