Definition of Bylaw

1. Noun. A rule adopted by an organization in order to regulate its own affairs and the behavior of its members.

Generic synonyms: Prescript, Rule



Definition of Bylaw

1. n. A local or subordinate law; a private law or regulation made by a corporation for its own government.

Definition of Bylaw

1. Noun. A local custom or law of a settlement or district. ¹

2. Noun. A rule made by a local authority to regulate its own affairs. ¹

3. Noun. A law or rule governing the internal affairs of an organization (e.g., corporation or business). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bylaw

1. a secondary law [n -S]

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bylaw (current term)
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Literary usage of Bylaw

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1. The Consolidated Ordinances of the North-West Territories 1898: Being a by Northwest Territories (1899)
"No application to quash or annul any such bylaw, or- Application der or resolution in whole or in part shall be entertained hy ^Jo months any judge unless ..."

2. A Treatise on the Construction and Effect of Statute Law: With Appendices by Henry Hardcastle, William Feilden Craies (1892)
"Therefore, if the company thus alone authorized to make bylaws were by a bylaw to constitute the same facts an offence, striking out the ingredient of ..."

3. The General Ordinances of the North-West Territories: Being the Consolidated by Northwest Territories, Reginald Rimmer (1907)
"No application to quash or annul any such bylaw, two months order or resolution in whole or in part shall be entertained by any judge unless such ..."

4. History of the Second War Between the United States of America and Great by Charles Jared Ingersoll (1852)
"... that the power of militia courts-martial to punish men disobeying the President's call to service is not exclusively'federal, but that States may, bylaw ..."

5. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1895)
"any way exercised will be recognized and protected bylaw.1 Such rights are not lost by nonuser; it is not nonuser by the owner, but the adverse enjoyment by ..."

6. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1859)
"bylaw. Originally the law of a particular town. Sw. by- lag, from by, a borough, town having separate jurisdiction. Icel. ..."

7. The Irish Shield and Monthly Milesian by George Pepper (1829)
"... with the maintenance of the Reformed Religion, established bylaw, and the rights and privileges of the Bishops and of the ..."

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