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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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We are a corporate body governed by our Constitution and By-Laws and our acts are on safe grounds.
In this way, they claimed, the whole procedure for amendment in the by-laws, vis-a-vis agenda point in the meeting, referral to the CRC Committee, referral to the Act and By-Laws Committee, vetting of the act and by-laws committee, and then proper deliberations in the governing body meeting were ignored.
In fact, the Party Congress, the highest policymaking body of the party that approves any amendment to its constitution and by-laws, has recognized and affirmed my own nomination as party representative.
Also, Article 9-14 of Book Eleven of the By-laws provides that, where the creditor or mortgagee has exercised its right under Article 9-13, the investment portfolio manager and clearance agency, as applicable, shall execute the instructions issued to them by the creditor or mortgagee for the acquisition or sale of securities and satisfy the right of the creditor or mortgagee.
As amended, the by-laws will enable eligible Level 3 stockholders to have their own director nominees included in the company's proxy materials, along with candidates nominated by the board of directors.
There are, as stated, many individuals obviously flouting these by-laws.
The attack came after by-laws introducing an 80-decibel level and charges of between [euro]30 and [euro]90 were passed by Dublin City Council.
The sum will be paid by the body that obtains the right to quarry each year and will be determined in the by-laws on the basis of the area of the mine or quarry, said Youssef.
The by-laws organize work of all the studios of radio and television operating in the Kingdom and are created for the purpose of production, transmission or linkage in favor of specific channels or for rental to others.
We have sat with parliament's public utilities and environment affairs committee and reached an understanding that by-laws have to be put on hold until amendments to Municipal Law 2001 are complete and then approved by MPs and the Shura Council," he told the GDN.
North Yorkshire Police have joined with Yorkshire Water, Hambleton and Richmondshire Community Safety Partnership and the North York Moors National Park to reinforce new by-laws at Cod Beck reservoir near Osmotherley.
The Attorney General has appealed to the Supreme Court to decide whether parts of The Local Government By-laws Bill, which was awaiting Royal Assent to become law, are within the Assembly's powers.