The Importance Of Government Regulations

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Government regulation is important to society. A protection to both society and the citizens, criminal law allows for government intervention on the daily issues of the country
(Saunders and Bromwich, 2016, p. 15). Regulations purposes listed here are just a few:
Protecting the environment, regulating the marketplace, and regulating individuals (Saunders and
Bromwich, 2016, p. 16-25). The government is concerned with the amount of damage caused by human beings to earth. Water supplies are being damaged through agricultural by-products, industries are spewing chemicals in the air, water, and ground, and the disposal of waste in our lands and water (Saunders and Bromwich, 2016, p. 16). The government regulates the destruction of earth by creating ways to incentivize and protect the environment (Saunders and
Bromwich, 2016, p. 16).
In the marketplace, rich businesses cause white collar crimes. Fraud, scams, or misleading advertisements are regulated by the government through criminal law (Saunders and
Bromwich, 2016, p. 20-21). Furthermore, the government is obligated to regulate the individuals within society (Saunders and Bromwich, 2016, p. 23-25). Crime happens because of human greed and corruption, and the government needs to set down rules to prevent and protect the law abiding citizens. There will be three types of government regulations that will be addressed. The first method of government regulation is taxes (Saunders and Bromwich, 2016, p. 27). By
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