Simple states that law is a set of rules and guidelines by which a society has come to accept as a way of living and conducting itself. Governing body of a society then applies and enforces those rules and guidelines. Individuals have strived for perfection and mastery of a specific skill. For community to function effectively and grow, some order for regulating its activities was necessary. Order would ensure the security of the people of the community. Needed to know that they would be protected from those causing them harm. Provide certainty or stability so that people could plan and contract for the future. Rules may have developed over long period of time as part of the habits or customs of the community, passed on by example or word of mouth from one generation to another or may have been written down. 1 law enable people to exercise their right to express themselves as individuals.