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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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Once a dog is found to be roaming and being a nuisance to the community, she said it could be reported to council bye-law office and a charge, not exceeding P1 000, would be instituted to the dog owner.
"It''s important that people are aware of the bye-laws and the orders for their own and other people''s safety and enjoyment."
Funeral director John Linnane and Fine Gael councillor Bill Slattery are leading the charge against the new burial ground draft bye-laws in Clare.
Senior Merseyside police officers have told council officials the existing bye-law to combat serious assaults and attacks using glass bottles and glasses, has been a huge success in Liver pool.
Unfortunately his aides didn't check local bye-laws, which state: "No person shall hold or take part in any public meeting or assembly on the ground.
The West Akyem Municipal Assembly has passed a bye-law banning the use of lorry tyres in the processing of meat for sale by butchers and slaughter houses in the Municipality.
When presenting the proposal, bye-law enforcement superintendent, Mr Phemelo Matome, said the bye laws were meant to protect fish from depletion after experiencing an influx of fishers from all over Botswana and other countries.
For a bye-law to be legally binding the authority must inform the public allowing them to make representations, they must consult with the Garda Commissioner and there must be public consultation.
A temporary railway bye-law bans the carrying of intoxicating liquor between certain hours on trains leaving from Merseyrail's five underground stations, from mid-November to Christmas Eve.
Meanwhile, Chambers is considering bidding to have his lifetime Olympics ban lifted by challenging the British Olympic Association bye-law that bars athletes who fail drugs test from competing in subsequent Games.
Organisers at Liverpool Social Forum claim a bye-law introduced four years ago to stop shoppers being harassed by people touting for business is being abused.
Protest organiser Nick Fieldhouse said: "We skied the full length of Lake Windermere, maintaining a respectable 30 to 36mph, and broke the bye-law right under the very noses of those who brought it in."