Land Law, Basic
2009-2010 - GEO1211F - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

This course gives a fundamental understanding of sentral legal principles, focussing on the roles of law making authorities, legal practitioners and of the judiciary as applied to the activities of the building and construction industries. On completing the course, students will be able to:

  • Explain relevant current laws, rules and regulations as they affect society
  • Apply these laws etc concerning planning and building permission matters
  • Explain the procedures involved in negotiating and agreeing land boundaries and property subdivisions
  • Interpret and understand official land use planning documents and explain the planning prosedures as applied by local authorities


  • General legal terminology
  • Land law
  • Land ownership law
  • Property registration and subdivision

Teaching Methods

Mandatory assignments

Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 3 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

External/internal examiner

Evaluated by the Course Lecturer
External moderators are regularly used to review content and arrangements for grading assussment

Re-sit examination

In accordance with current practice

Examination support

"Lovsamling" and/or "Utskrifter fra Lovdata"

Coursework Requirements

2-3 exercises (must have been approved by lecturer)

Teaching Materials

Falkanger, T. (2000), ISBN: 82-00-12952-7
Norges lover, Student Edition (2004), Flock / Lassen, Gyldendal akademisk (ISBN: ISBN 82-05-29894-7)