What is the differences between law and a rule?

I just wanna know the differences between them in Australia
Asked Feb 09, 2010
A law is a governmentally enforced rule that is backed up by legal force. Basically, you break the law, then you're breaking a rule put in place by the government. A rule is, well, here's the definition: a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
source: http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=define:+rule

So a law is a rule, but a rule doesn't have to be a law. I can try to make this more clear if you found it confusing.
Answered Feb 09, 2010

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