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What is legislation?

We explain what the legislation is and why it is so important for there to be peace in society. Also, how the legislation works.

  1. What is legislation?

The legislation is a set of laws that will determine and regulate a subject , it is also applicable to a region such as an entire country or a municipality, they can even govern behavior within an institution, as an example we can mention that a province may not have the same laws as another, as can happen between companies of the same or different category.

The laws order the daily life of citizens , making clear which actions are good and which others, however, are incorrect and could be punished with different penalties. The laws also explain how someone will be punished if necessary, according to what happened. Legislation is also usually synonymous with the word right or can be used to refer to a legal system.

  1. Why is legislation important?

It is necessary that the laws exist, since if we lived in a society without them, and each one acted as he wished, the whole society would be a great chaos, and there would be many conflicts over various subjects.

It is necessary that there is something that tells us how to act in a given situation, because as we said before, if everyone reacted according to their own reasoning, we would be in trouble , people would spend time fighting because they would not know what things are normal , which ones are correct or which ones are incorrect.

  1. How does the legislation work?

Legislation - Laws - Constitution
In each country the largest set of laws that exist is the National Constitution.

In each country the laws are sanctioned by legislators and must be respected by all citizens without exception to, in this way, contribute to the common good of the region where they are located. There are times that these laws are overlooked in some cases and do not receive any penalty, we can name in this case a person who, to defend himself, performs an action that ends the life of another person. In this case there is a death done intentionally, but it was in defense of one’s life. Obviously, this is just an example and not in all countries there are laws that protect self-defense.

In each country the largest set of laws that exist is the National Constitution , which forms the supremacy in laws. It is a book that begins to be written from the formation of the country, as a State , and there are written all existing laws. Many times, just as everything changes and is updated, it is necessary that the National Constitution be updated in certain aspects. For example, many countries currently have approved gay marriage or the possibility of people choosing what sex they wish to have on their identity card, an issue that was unthinkable in the last century.

All the laws that appear in the constitution are the product of the work of the legislative power  of the nation . As for existing laws, there are also people who supervise that these laws are followed. For example, we have the traffic police that not only monitors the traffic, but also everything that has to do with the issue itself, such as what to do in an accident or what are the fines that apply in each case. As another example, we can mention the park rangers who take care not only of the environment , but at the same time ensure that people do it too.

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