Why are laws needed?

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  • Why are laws needed?
    • Advanced civilisations like the UK need to laws to keep everything organised
    • Laws protect the weak from the strong. Imagine if stealing, rape and murder were allowed!
    • Humans live in groups - groups need rules to organise the behaviour of individuals
    • Laws let us know what types of behaviour are allowed. E.g Everyone drives on the left hand side
    • Laws let us work and be involved in business without being ripped off. Imagine working and not being paid!
    • To create peace for everyone to live in.
    • To be kept safe from criminals
    • To be able to live without fear
    • To be protected from violence


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