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Safety Law

Code: 103991 ECTS Credits: 6
Degree Type Year Semester
2502501 Prevention and Integral Safety and Security FB 1 1
The proposed teaching and assessment methodology that appear in the guide may be subject to changes as a result of the restrictions to face-to-face class attendance imposed by the health authorities.


Roser Martínez Quirante

Use of Languages

Principal working language:
spanish (spa)
Some groups entirely in English:
Some groups entirely in Catalan:
Some groups entirely in Spanish:


This subject has no pre-requierements

Objectives and Contextualisation

Security's Law is a subject that offers a general view of the main legal bases of the administrative State that guarantee the prevention and integral security of society. Based on administrative law and constitutional law, it is about exposing the role of the different Public Administrations as the main guarantors of the rights of citizens and of the fight for the prevention of the dangers that surround us. It is necessary to know the legal resources offered by our legal system and the administrative framework that governs us to be able to easily develop with the new rights and obligations that are born every day and that seek to face the new risks that threaten us. That is why we have to teach how to plan prevention management in accordance with the legislation and the exorbitant powers of the different public administrations.


• Know the legal resources and the administrative framework to be able to deal with ease in the relations with public administrations.

• Apply correctly the current legal framework to apply prevention and comprehensive security to different private or public activities.

• Plan the management of prevention and safety in accordance with the legislation and powers of the different administrations and the different administrative bodies.

• The student must demonstrate ability to relate to any administrative body and know their rights and duties.

• The student must demonstrate that they know how to correctly apply the current legal framework in matters of prevention and safety.

• The student must demonstrate that he / she knows how to plan the management of prevention and safety by initiating the administrative procedures corresponding to the specific activity.


  • Apply the legal regulations governing the sector of prevention and integral security.
  • Carry out scientific thinking and critical reasoning in matters of preventions and security.
  • Contribute to decisions on investment in prevention and security.
  • Make efficient use of ITC in the communication and transmission of results.
  • Respond to problems applying knowledge to practice.
  • Use the capacity for analysis and synthesis to solve problems.
  • Work and learn autonomously.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply the basis of statistics. Economics and finance, in the applicable legal framework and the informatics necessary to undertake prevention and security.
  2. Apply the rules of professional practice for private security and private research.
  3. Carry out scientific thinking and critical reasoning in matters of preventions and security.
  4. Make efficient use of ITC in the communication and transmission of results.
  5. Plan and manage prevention and security in accordance with the prevailing legislation applicable in the sector.
  6. Respond to problems applying knowledge to practice.
  7. Use the capacity for analysis and synthesis to solve problems.
  8. Work and learn autonomously.


UNIT 1. The Public Administration as guarantor of security and prevention. Public order and security in the Constitution. Territorial organization of the Spanish state in accordance with the constitutional provisions. Organs of the Public Administrations. General principles and competence. The figure of the ombudsman in the Constitution

UNIT 2. The principle of legality and the normative hierarchy. Constitution and supranational legal documents on human rights. The Constitution Basic principles that inspire it. Special reference to gender equality as a fundamental right. Notion and meaning within the Modern States. The division of powers in the Constitution.

UNIT 3. The normative power. General provisions of an administrative nature. The technical regulations.

UNIT 4. The administrative act for the prevention of hazards and risks. The administrative activity of hazard prevention for private or public activities.

UNIT 5. The administrative procedure as a guarantee for the citizen and as a process to know the risks before authorizing them. The sanctioning power.

UNIT 6. Legal protection and constitutional guarantees in relation to fundamental rights. Review and defense of the Constitution according to its own mechanisms. The resources against the decisions of the Administrations in their task of prevention of dangers and risks.

UNIT 7. The rights of citizens in accordance with the model of social and democratic state of law set by the Constitution. Special consideration to the rights to privacy, to the secrecy of the communications and to the own image as limits to the private investigation. Analysis of constitutional and ordinary jurisprudence.


The students will have to prepare the subjects from the recommended manuals and from the basic summaries elaborated by the EPSI. The PEC's must be done and must be sent to the responsible teacher with reasoned and justified answers based on the jurisprudence and legislation within the established date.

Each didactic unit contains the summary of the subject and some boxes or spaces that must be completed by the student. This vocabulary must be attached to the PEC of the corresponding topics. The sources that the student considers convenient for their resolution may be used, and should always be recorded in footnotes.
Tutorials with the faculty will be arranged by email.

To raise and clarify any questions the student can contact the teacher via electronic.


Title Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Type: Directed      
Class 6 0.24 3, 5, 7
Type: Supervised      
Discussions in the forums 24 0.96 1, 2, 4, 7
Type: Autonomous      
Continuous evaluation assestment I 60 2.4 1, 2, 3, 6, 4, 5, 8, 7
Continuous evaluation assestment II 60 2.4 1, 2, 3, 6, 4, 5, 8, 7



It will be necessary to present and approve the two Continuous Assessment Practices in order to pass the subject. In case of not reaching the 5, the practices will be object of evaluation in the final examination.


It will consist of an oral or written test of the contents of the subject and will correspond to 50% of the final mark. To this note will be added the result of the continuous evaluation practices.

If you do not pass the subject in accordance with the aforementioned criteria (continuous evaluation), you can do a recovery test on the scheduled date in the schedule, which will cover all the contents of the program.
To participate in the recovery students must have been previously evaluated in a set of activities, the weight of which is equivalent to a minimum of two thirds of the total grade of the subject. However, the qualification that will appear on the student's file is of a maximum of 5-Approved.
Students who need to change an evaluation date must submit the justified petition by filling in the document that will be found in the Moodle Tutorial EPSI space.
Notwithstanding other disciplinary measures deemed appropriate, and in accordance with the current academic regulations, irregularities committed by a student that may lead to a variation of the qualification will be classified by zero (0). For example, plagiarizing, copying, copying ..., an evaluation activity, will imply suspending this evaluation activity with zero (0). Assessment activities qualified in this way and by this procedure will not be recoverable.

Assessment Activities

Title Weighting Hours ECTS Learning Outcomes
Continuous evaluation assestment I 25% 0 0 1, 2, 3, 6, 4, 5, 8, 7
Continuous evaluation assestment II 25% 0 0 1, 2, 3, 6, 4, 5, 8, 7
Oral or written exams 50% 0 0 1, 2, 3, 6, 5, 8, 7



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Sánchez Morón, M., Derecho Administrativo. Parte General, Tecnos, 2019.

Trayter Jiménez, J.M., Derecho administrativo. Parte general, Atelier, 2017