Course detail

Law in Municipal Engineering

FAST-MZ002Acad. year: 2020/2021

Construction law with respect to public law and private law, overview of public construction law, introduction to private construction law, types of construction contracts, rights in rem, rights in rem in things of others, Land Registry .
Water management, the Water Act, purpose, basic terms, water disposal, water conservation, flood control, water courses, underground water, permits, approvals, fees, governmental administration.
Implementing regulations to acts.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Basic knowledge of water management legislative and regulations related to building law.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

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 topic, sources of law, relation between public and private law.
2. Public construction law, Building Act and its implementing regulations.
3. Private construction law, types of construction contracts.
4. Rights in rem - possession, ownership, co-ownership.
5. Rights in rem - right of superficies, easements.
6. Land Registry.
7. Conception of water management policy of the Czech Ministry of Agriculture.
8. 1998/83/ES and 2000/60/ES directives of the European Parliament and Council.
9. Water act, purpose, basic terminology, water management.
10. The condition of surface and ground water, water planning.
11. Protection of water conditions and water sources, accidents, flood prevention and flood authorities.
12. Water courses, water works, fees.
13. Act on water supply and sewage systems.


Introduction of importance and mission of national administration in territorial planning and building code.
Basic knowledge of water management policy, ownership relations with the regard to EU legislative.

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-C-MI (N) Bachelor's

    branch MI , 4. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer