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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 Director Local Taxes (Advertisement) KMC had awarded unlawful contract to a company for rights of recovery in violation of bye laws causing huge revenue loss to the government.
In fact, the sitemanagers,in conjunction with North Wales police,are discussing the possibility of introducing bye laws to prohibit this activity.
Director General Sindh Building Control Authority Manzoor Qadir while briefing the meeting said that in view of fast-growing population of the metropolis and various departments controlling land use in Karachi, there was a need to adopt a unified building bye laws in the entire city.