Course detail

Building Law

FAST-HZ51Acad. year: 2020/2021

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.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

After completing the course students will be familiar with the Building Law.


The course builds on the knowledge gained at secondary school and develops the legal knowledge gained in the 1st year of Bachelor's degree.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Úplné znění: Stavební zákon a předpisy související. Autorizace ve výstavbě.. Osrava : Sagit, 2009.
Štenglová, I.: Smlouvy ve výstavbě.. Praha : Prospektrum, 2005.
Kliková, A. a kol.: Stavební právo. Linde : Praha, 2007.
Marek, K. a Průcha, P.: Nové stavební právo. Právnická fakulta - Masarykova univerzita, 2007.
Úplné znění: Občanský a obchodní zákoník. Živnostenský zákon.. Ostrava : Sagit, 2009.
Úplné znění: Zákoník práce. Ostrava : Sagit, 2009.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction to the course, basic legal concepts.
2. The place of the building law in the system of administative 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. Building code, building permit and notofication, building permit proceedings.
6. Authorized inspector.
7. Structure realization.
8. Utilization and removal of structures.
9. Administrative offenses.
10. Expropriation.
11. Basic employment relations, requisites of employment contract.
12. Trade law.
13. Trade companies, their basic characteristics, status of partners.


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 N-P-C-GK Master's

    branch GD , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch GD , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer