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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 purpose of this exercise is to implement the building by-laws in the housing societies so that the symmetry could be brought in the building and construction pattern which can be witnessed in sectorial area of the city.
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that NANB's By-laws be amended to allow the Association to communicate with its membership by alternate methods using technology.
The sources said that with the approval of the by-laws, commercial construction along both sides of Kurri Road, Park Road, Lehtrar Road, Kahuta Road, GT Road, Islamabad Highway (from Faizabad to Rawat) would be regularized.
On this additional Attorney-General has assured the court CDA's by-laws would be implemented in true spirit after given advisements in Newspapers in this regard.
'We are open for communication and would like to find out more details regarding the amendment of PHILTA by-laws. We can't agree on anything at this time since there is nothing discussed yet regarding this.
I have in my possession a certification issued by the Comelec on May 4, 2017, stating that 'NO amendment of [the] Constitution and By-Laws of [the] Kabalikat ng Mamamayan (Kabayan) Party-List...
The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said the by-laws aim to activate tourism in the Kingdom, encourage investment in the tourism sector, and facilitate the process of providing services through licensed travel and tour agencies.
pledge over shares) and how the By-laws indirectly boost this sector of financing.
Subject to the procedures, terms and conditions specified in the By-laws, the company's board of directors has approved amendments to its By-laws, under which, a shareholder, or a group of up to 20 shareholders, owning at least 3% of its outstanding common stock continuously for at least three years may submit eligible director nominees for up to the greater of two directors or 20% of the board.
The significance of the amendment is to now empower First Nation governments to pass by-laws as they see fit without any interference from INAC.
Your latest article seemed to be nothing more than an unsophisticated attempt to blackmail members of the committee into approving something which is contrary to the estate's by-laws.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-November 13, 2015-Level 3 amends by-laws