I swear I followed the rules and didn’t drink, not even a drop.
The standard laws are the rules and laws you have to know about life. With these standard laws comes order and discipline from the people as well. If you don't have these it will be chaos!
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.