rule of action

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2 : to lay down as a rule of action : order <School rules prescribe daily physical activity.
The conscience is a judgement of the moral goodness or badness of an action, a practical rule of action as to whether a specific action is in accordance with moral teaching, but it is not a teacher of morality.
She ruled that "said act cannot be countenanced without running afoul of the established rule of actions of government officials and employees" highlighting that "respondent's show of arrogance and persistent disregard of lawful orders of a constitutional body continued while serving anew as mayor of Atimonan.