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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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Those found flouting the bye-laws will face fines up to [euro]1,905 on conviction in the district court and a fine of [euro]127 per day if the offence continues.
subject to the pre-emptive rights provisions in Bye-law 51.
Sgt Neil Northend said: "There are serious messages behind the bye-laws, not least to save people''s lives.
Pursuant to the bye-laws of the Company, no resolution of Members may be passed without the affirmative vote of the Special Share cast by the holder of the Special Share.
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown authority's 2007 bye-laws failed to include a reference to a particular road signage code, RRM016, meaning all fines issued under it are invalid.
Ideally, we hope that the amended bye-law will be in place by early 2014.
By way of background, the Bye-laws were amended in 2011 to include
BYE-LAW Mark Byrne has doubts on John Costello's plan
The casual vacancy will be until the close of the AGM 2012, as prescribed by bye-law 39(b).
Meanwhile, Chambers is considering bidding to have his lifetime Olympics ban lifted by challenging the British Olympic Association bye-law that bars athletes who fail drugs test from competing in subsequent Games.
The BOA are conducting a review of doping procedures and the issue of the bye-law will be considered, but this will not be completed until 2009.
The order replaces a bye-law which only outlawed fouling in certain areas and was enforced via the courts.