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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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It''s important that people are aware of the bye-laws and the orders for their own and other people''s safety and enjoyment.
Those found flouting the bye-laws will face fines up to [euro]1,905 on conviction in the district court and a fine of [euro]127 per day if the offence continues.
At a meeting in November 2010, a motion to amend the bye-laws was raised.
Merseyside Police area commander for Liverpool North, Chief Supt Andy Ward said: "Since the implementation of the bye-law the economy of the city centre has increased greatly.
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.
However, in response to some grievances of humiliation and alleged misconduct leveled against the police and bye-law enforcement officers during the operation, MrMolefhe said it was inappropriate for such officers to conduct themselves in such a manner.
Merseyrail is attempting to change this bye-law, so that the carrying of intoxicating liquor in open vessels is not allowed at any point.
Any such appeal to the BOA would seem doomed to failure with chairman Lord Moynihan this month warning: "We will vigorously defend any legal challenge to the anti-doping bye-law.
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.
The additional shares will accommodate the previously announced two-for-one stock split (to be effected in the form of a stock dividend), which was approved by the company's board of directors subject to shareholder approval of the bye-law amendment.
Many readers will know by now that a new bye-law was proposed by special resolution and agreed at the institute's AGM in June.
The BOA are conducting a review of doping procedures and the issue of the bye-law will be considered, but this will not be completed until 2009.