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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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* Angrish went on to say that in the current zoning by-law chickens were not allowed but the matter would go back to committee in October or November.
The proposed by-law was drawn up by the city council but required government approval to put into effect.
Both Ontario's Civil Remedies Act and Edmonton's public fighting by-law are intended to allow law enforcement officials to address offences more expeditiously than if federal criminal charges were laid.
Copies of the resolution and of the draft general by-law may be obtained from the office of Opera Canada, Suite 244,366 Adelaide Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 3X9.
Without having something strong like a zoning by-law, what happens when somebody comes along and says: 'you say 22 storeys but what if I want to do 30?'.
The proposed by-law will permit only passive collecting and ban collectors from approaching, following or obstructing pedestrians.
The by-law, which is part of the Federal Law on Tobacco Control (No 15 of 2009), was forwarded to the UAE Cabinet in February, said Dr Widad Al Maidour, head of tobacco control at the Ministry of Health.
The council's environmental scrutiny committee has recommended the introduction of a new by-law principally to cater for cyclists.
Tobacco companies have been given an ultimatum of three months to carry graphic warnings on cigarette packs being sold in the UAE, even as a stringent by-law of the Federal Tobacco Law will come into effect by the year-end, a top official of the Ministry of Health told XPRESS.
The British Olympic Association's by-law that imposes a lifetime ban on any athlete found guilty of doping is expected to be overturned by the CAS later this week.
The BOA revealed last week they were resigned to defeat in their battle to keep a by-law which has allowed them since 1992 to ban any drug cheats from competing at a future Olympics for life.