851-0703-03L Introduction to Law for Civil Engineering
|Semester||Autumn Semester 2017|
|Lecturers||G. Hertig, T. Ender, E. Rüegg|
|Periodicity||yearly recurring course|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Comment||Only for Civil Engineering BSc, Geomatic Engineering and Planning BSc, Environmental Engineering BSc and Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems MSc|
Students who have attended or will attend the lecture "Introduction to Law for Architecture " (851-0703-01L) cannot register for this course unit.
|Abstract||This class introduces students to basic features of the legal system. Questions of constitutional and administrative law, contract law, tort law, corporate law, as well as litigation are covered.|
|Objective||Introduction to fundamental questions of public and private law which serves as a foundation for more advanced law classes.|
|Content||1. Public Law|
Fundamental rights, administrative decisions, procedural law, basics of police, environmental and zoning law.
2. Private law
SIA (Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects) Design Engineering Services Contract, SIA-Norm 118 (SIA General Terms and Conditions for Construction Services) including unforseen ground conditions, liability of designers/civil engineers, construction insurance, property law for civil engineers, sale of land, contaminated sites, public procurement.
|Lecture notes||There are 'Lecture Notes' (in German) for this course.|