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  • 1. The need for laws The main reasons we need laws Tuesday, 28 June 2011
  • 2. Summary There are four (4) main reasons why we need laws in our society 1) Laws establish a code of conduct 2) Laws protect the community $om harm 3) Laws reflect changing values and circumstances 4) Resolution of disputes Tuesday, 28 June 2011
  • 3. Laws establish a code of conduct Outlines boundaries of acceptable behaviour and determine which actions wi& not be tolerated. Drink drinking laws reflect societies attitude that placing road users at risk through intoxication is unacceptable. Tuesday, 28 June 2011
  • 4. Laws protect the community from harm Keep community safe $om harm Laws against violence or harm and vandalism (safe person and property) Laws to protect oneself (cyclists wearing helmet) Laws to protect those that cannot protect themselves (children) Tuesday, 28 June 2011
  • 5. Laws reflect changing values and circumstances V alues change overtime therefore laws must also For example homosexuality was once a criminal offence and opening retail stores on a Sunday was i&egal. Law must be flexible and reflect society to maintain obedience of the law. Advances in technology ca& for changes in laws also cyberstalking/cyberbu&ying. Tuesday, 28 June 2011
  • 6. Resolution of disputes Inevitably people wi& break laws. Laws/processes need to be in place to deal with those who break the law. Police, presumption of innocence, investigation, trial, evidence a& of these processes have guidelines or laws to control the resolution of disputes. Our criminal system is designed to punish and rehabilitate offenders, the civil system focuses on restoring back to original state/peace. Tuesday, 28 June 2011