Law is the command of the sovereign

Law is the command of the sovereign in the society. Every positive law is a creation of the sovereign power, which either establish it directly or authorized by some subordinate persons or body to establish it, and penalties are incurred for its violence. Laws are made by members of government which are elected by people of society by using rights of their votes. The beaurocrates are the law makers of the society according to social desires. We can say that laws are made according to social needs.