Course description

The law protects everyone, including the Civil Engineering Surveyor and those with whom he/she deals in pursuance of his/her professional duties. The student learns to appreciate the law that protects him/her, and what his/her rights and duties are under the law. He/she will be guided as to how to conduct him/herself in court as a professional.


  • Surveys are conducted under contract, so he/she needs to know contract law Surveyors work in public places, so he/she needs to know the law of tort
  • Surveyors may work on private land and so needs to know his/her legal relationship with the land
  • owner and tenants, and anyone who has rights over the land Surveyors employ labour, so they need to know the labour laws
  • Surveyors work in companies or partnerships, so need to know the legalities of such establishments
  • Surveyors need to know the laws that govern Civil Engineering projects
Attachment Name Attachment Type
CES2207 Law for Civil Engineering Surveyors DOC PDF PS
CES 2207 Law for Civil Engineering Surveyors