ARCT40770 Construction Legislation (O/L)

Academic Year 2023/2024

This module includes all areas of law and practice related to construction in Ireland, including the Legal Framework, EU Issues (relating to Construction Legislation), Planning & Development Legislation (Planning Law, Procedure and Practice), Health & Safety Legislation (Law, Procedure & Practice), Building Control Legislation (Law, Procedure and Practice), Conservation Legislation (International Treaties and Policy, National Monuments Act, Planning & Development Legislation related to Protected Structures and Special Amenity Areas etc.), Sustainability, Environmental and other legislation relating to construction/ built environment, procurement and architectural practice.

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Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this Module the student should be able to-Demonstrate a good working knowledge and understanding of all current relevant legislation and regulations relating to Planning & Development, Health & Safety, Building Control, Conservation, Sustainability, Environmental, and other legislation relating to construction/ built environment, procurement and architectural practice.-Demonstrate an ability to identify the legislation and regulations relevant to a project and an ability to professionally advise a client in relation to compliance and statutory requirements.-Demonstrate an ability to apply all relevant legislation, regulations and `best practice' standards throughout the design and construction of a project.-Demonstrate an ability to implement effective quality control and audit procedures in relation to compliance with the legal and regulatory requirements.-Demonstrate an ability to recognise his/her own limitations and an ability to identify other sources of information and expertise where required.-Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and comprehensively.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning


Online Learning




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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

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Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Construction Legislation (ARCT40140)

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Written Exam (2 hours) 2 hour End of Trimester Exam Not specified Not yet recorded No


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