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Practical Law of Architecture, Engineering, and Geoscience, Third Canadian Edition, 3rd edition

  • Brian M. Samuels
  • Doug R. Sanders

Published by Pearson Canada (October 30th 2015) - Copyright © 2016

3rd edition

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Practical Law of Architecture, Engineering, and Geoscience, 3Ce: The choice of professional engineers across Canada!


Practical Law presents the most up-to-date concepts and changes in the legal field, while presenting new case studies and new coverage of topics such as Quebec law, international law, the relationship between ethics and the law, breach of confidentiality, and safety and professional liability issues related to the Criminal Code of Canada.


The new third Canadian edition of Practical Law prepares students for their professional exams. The text contains the content necessary to ensure that engineers are prepared for their professional examinations and offers online practice tests to reinforce learning. It is appropriate for one-semester ethics or law classes taught in engineering, architecture, geoscience, and construction departments.

Table of contents

Chapter 1:       The Canadian Legal System

Chapter 2:       Regulation of the Professions

Chapter 3:       Ethical Considerations

Chapter 4:       Property Law

Chapter 5:       Business Organizations

Chapter 6:       Contracts

Chapter 7:       Breach of Contract

Chapter 8:       Interpreting and Drafting Contracts

Chapter 9:       Selected Contract Issues

Chapter 10:     Getting to a Contract

Chapter 11:     Specific Contracts and Clauses

Chapter 12:     Torts

Chapter 13:     Common Issues in Contract and Tort

Chapter 14:     Dispute Resolution and Expert Evidence

Chapter 15:     Risk, Responsibility, and Dispute Avoidance

Chapter 16:     Insurance

Chapter 17:     Bonds

Chapter 18:     Construction Liens

Chapter 19:     Delay and Impact Claims

Chapter 20:     Labour Law

Chapter 21:     Employment Law

Chapter 22:     Health and Safety Law

Chapter 23:     Environmental Law

Chapter 24:     Aboriginal Law

Chapter 25:     Securities Law

Chapter 26:     Privacy Law

Chapter 27:     Internet Law

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