Legislation and regulations. Regulatory Framework

GEOINTEC strictly adheres to the current regulations for the development of its activities. For international projects, our technical team thoroughly studies the legislation and regulations of each country and region.

In the case of projects in LatAm, Africa Middle East, and Asia, the most common reference standard for our projects can be found at the following link: (please contact GEOINTEC to access the following link).

In the case of projects in Spain, the basic policy considered below is detailed:


On May 6, 2000, Law 38/1999, of November 5, on Building Regulation (LOE) came into force. The Law “aims to regulate the building process in its essential aspects, establishing the obligations and responsibilities of the agents involved in said process, as well as the guarantees necessary for the proper development thereof, in order to ensure the quality by meeting the basic requirements of buildings and protecting the interests of users.

LAW 38/1999, of November 5, on Building Regulation. In its Second Final Provision LOE authorizes the Government for the approval of a Technical Building Code that establishes the requirements that buildings must meet in relation to the basic requirements of safety and habitability.
Basic Document Structural Safety Foundations DB SE-C. Source: General Directorate of Architecture and Housing Policy of the Ministry of Housing with the collaboration of the Eduardo Torroja Institute of Construction Sciences. CSIC Technical building Code.
Order FOM / 2060/2002, of August 2, approving the Regulatory Provisions of the Accreditation Areas of Testing Laboratories for the Quality Control of Buildings.

RD 9/2005, which establishes the list of properties and contaminants in the soil and the criteria and criteria for the declaration of contaminated soils. Ministry of the Presidency of the Spanish Government.

Regulations for Construction

Law 32/2006, of October 18, regulating Subcontracting in the Construction Sector and its Development Regulation, approved by Royal Decree 1109/2007, of August 24. Compliance with the solvency and quality requirements to which article 4, paragraphs 1 and 2a) is required is accredited.

The contracted or subcontracted companies for works of a construction work that certify that they have human resources, in their managerial and productive level, that have the necessary prevention in prevention of labor risks, as established by law 32/2006 of 18 October.