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FACC 220 Law for Architects and Engineers (3 credits)

Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

Overview

Faculty Course : Aspects of the law which affect architects and engineers. Definition and branches of law; Federal and Provincial jurisdiction, civil and criminal law and civil and common law; relevance of statutes; partnerships and companies; agreements; types of property, rights of ownership; successions and wills; expropriation; responsibility for negligence; servitudes/easements, privileges/liens, hypothecs/ mortgages; statutes of limitations; strict liability of architect, engineer and builder; patents, trade marks, industrial design and copyright; bankruptcy; labour law; general and expert evidence; court procedure and arbitration.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Patrick Ouellet (Fall)

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