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bylaw

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(1) A local or subordinate law; a private law or regulation made by a corporation for its own governing.
(2) A law that is less important than a general law or constitutional provision, and subsidiary thereto; a rule relating to a matter of detail; as in, civic societies often adopt a constitution and by-laws for governing their members.
 
Medspeak
A standing rule which governs the regulations of a society’s internal affairs—e.g., voting rights, attendance at meetings, membership, termination of membership, contracting rights and procedures for income distribution.
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The full text of the By-law is available under Concordia's profile at www.
The Advance Notice By-law is effective and in full force and effect as of the date hereof.
The members were in agreement that they could not support a change to the by-law to allow chickens in an urban setting.
Birmingham City Centre Partnership and Retail Birmingham, which represents city centre shops and business, had demanded that the collectors were banned or more closely regulated and offered to cover the PS12,000 cost to bring in a by-law to ban highpressure fund-raising.
Although cars are a private space, the presence of a child places certain responsibilities upon adults, and these are what the by-law addresses.
But once the by-law comes into effect, it would also allow for a strict enforcement of regulations concerning the maintenance of smoke-free areas, sale of tobacco products and media advertising.
The reason the BOA brought in their by-law is that because four-year bans for a serious drug offence turned into two.
He told the International Federations Forum in Lausanne that the by-law concerned the eligibility of British athletes to compete and was not an extra sanction.
Dr Fakhro told our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej that the by-law helps those authorised to vote on behalf of small business owners manipulate elections, pledging to stand up against such practices.
During the session, the council approved a draft regulation on children protection and a draft by-law organizing the research and studies at the Ministry of Health, Secretary General of the Shoura Council Dr.
Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority (TAPDK) on Friday issued a by-law that set new groundrules for commercial ads, sponsorship deals and promotion campaigns in the marketing of alcoholic spirits and drinks.
The Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) Health Commission hopes to create a by-law that will make it illegal to sell alcohol for less than 50p per unit in shops and bars across the region.