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Old 1st February 2006, 02:27 PM

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Look! Legal and Regulatory

Law is defined as: Main Entry: 1law
Pronunciation: 'lo
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Old English lagu, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse log law; akin to Old English licgan to lie -- more at LIE
1 a (1) : a binding custom or practice of a community : a rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority (2) : the whole body of such customs, practices, or rules

Regulation is defined as:Main Entry: 1reg·u·la·tion
Pronunciation: "re-gy&-'lA-sh&n, "re-g&-
Function: noun
1 : the act of regulating : the state of being regulated
2 a : an authoritative rule dealing with details or procedure <safety regulations> b : a rule or order issued by an executive authority or regulatory agency of a government and having the force of law
3 a : the process of redistributing material (as in an embryo) to restore a damaged or lost part independent of new tissue growth b : the mechanism by which an early embryo maintains normal development
synonym see LAW

Therefore, they are synonyms of each other and usually used interchangably..
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