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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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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.
Subjecting children to prolonged smoke exposure puts them at a medical and psychological disadvantage, and this is why the by-law should be implemented," she added.
The reason the BOA brought in their by-law is that because four-year bans for a serious drug offence turned into two.
Nicholl said: "This is a very different thing to the BOA by-law.
According to this by-law, BCCI members can vote on behalf of other members by virtue of a power of attorney.
The Section 7(3) of the said Ordinance provides: Every by-law or order made by the Council shall, as soon as convenient after its publication in the Gazette, be brought before Parliament for approval.
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.
The new by-law includes all regulations, details on the rights and functions of employees, employment operations, evaluation, motivation rules, leaves, penal codes and others pertinent to human resources at the C federal agencies.
But Ennistymon councillor Martin Conway is now calling for a by-law to ban cycling at the cliffs to save "lunatics" from themselves.
Almost half the participants (51%) were aware of the regional no-smoking by-law prior to entering their first year of university.