Chapter 15. Legislation

  1. Jane M. Wiggins

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch15

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

How to Cite

Wiggins, J. M. (2010) Legislation, in Facilities Manager's Desk Reference, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186612

Online ISBN: 9781444320466



  • FMs, regulations and legislation to know and understand - if they are competent in discharge of duties;
  • legal justice system, based on a hierarchy of courts;
  • law constantly changing - responding to needs and circumstances;
  • Facilities Manager's Desk Reference;
  • criminal law principles, based on need to punish wrongdoers - sanctions on those in breach of regulations;
  • government agents and areas of responsibility in law;
  • criminal proceedings, sanctions imposed on organisations;
  • custodian of common spaces in workplaces - FMs and appointed contractors;
  • FM activities and relevant laws


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Operational compliance

  • Strategic impact