What Is the Difference between Policy and Law?


A policy is a principle, rule or a commitment to guide decisions and achieve rational outcome(s), which when broken by the party involved is held accounted for. A law is a fundamental set of rules which is enforced through a set of institutions, an example is the government. The law is just and equal to people of all social levels and religion.
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Policy refers to a course or principle of action that is adopted or proposed by a government, institution, business, or individual, followed primarily because it is expedient or for an advantage. A policy is a rule to guide decisions or a statement of intent. On the other hand Law is a system of rules and guidelines that is enforced by a particular country society or community. The law regulates and shapes the actions of the subject members and may enforce by the imposition of penalties.
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