Law for Professional Engineers

Hardcover | February 15, 2008

byDonald Marston

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The purpose of this text is twofold: (i) to provide the Canadian engineering profession with a reference text on legal issues and principles of relevance to practising engineers; and (ii) to prepare candidates for Canada's professional practice engineering law examinations. The professional practice examination is now a prerequisite in many provinces and territories for licensure of Professional Engineers. Consistent with the purpose of the professional practice examinations, the focus of this text is to provide helpful insights into areas of the law of particular relevance to engineers in practice. This fourth edition has been prepared to update particular aspects of the law that have seen significant change through legislation or court decisions since the third edition in 1996.

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The purpose of this text is twofold: (i) to provide the Canadian engineering profession with a reference text on legal issues and principles of relevance to practising engineers; and (ii) to prepare candidates for Canada's professional practice engineering law examinations. The professional practice examination is now a prerequisite i...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.1 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:February 15, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070985219

ISBN - 13:9780070985216

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Canadian Legal System

Chapter 2: Business Organizations

Chapter 3: Global Considerations

Chapter 4: Tort Liability

Chapter 5: Limitation Periods

Chapter 6: Proof

Chapter 7: Contracts

Chapter 8: Offer and Acceptance

Chapter 9: Intent

Chapter 10: Consideration

Chapter 11: Capacity

Chapter 12: Legality

Chapter 13: The Statute of Frauds

Chapter 14: Misrepresentation, Duress, and Undue Influence

Chapter 15: Mistake

Chapter 16: Tendering Issues - Contract A

Chapter 17: Contract Interpretation

Chapter 18: Discharge of Contracts

Chapter 19: Breach of Contract

Chapter 20: Fundamental Breach

Chapter 21: The Agreement Between Client and Engineer

Chapter 22: Concurrent Liability in Tort and Contract

Chapter 23: The Duty of Honesty

Chapter 24: Construction Contracts

Chapter 25: Risks in Construction

Chapter 26: Bonds and International Performance Guarantees

Chapter 27: Subsurface Issues

Chapter 28: Arbitration and ADR

Chapter 29: ADR on International Projects

Chapter 30: Lien Legislation

Chapter 31: The Competition Act

Chapter 32: Regulatory Aspects and Ethics

Chapter 33: Intellectual Property

Chapter 34: The Law of Quebec

Chapter 35: The North American Free Trade Agreement

Chapter 36: Laws Relating to Employment

Appendices:

Commentary and Sample Case Studies for Engineering Law Courses and Examination Programs

Sample Tort Cases

Sample Contract Law Cases

Table of Abbreviations to Case and Statute Citation

Table of Cases

Index