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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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Adopting and invoking fee-shifting bylaws presents such a circumstance where the omnipresent specter of self-interest taints the board's action and thus must satisfy the test from Unocal.
Other articles approved an alteration to West Street near the new Auburn Middle School and amended the zoning bylaws so that associate members can sit on the Board of Appeals when needed.
First, Section 109(b) of the DGCL permits an exclusive forum selection bylaw because it allows a corporation's bylaws to "contain any provision, not inconsistent with law or with the certificate of incorporation, relating to the business of the corporation, the conduct of its affairs, and its rights or powers or the rights or powers of its stockholders, directors, officers, or employees." The court held that forum selection bylaws "easily meet these requirements." Second, forum selection provisions are enforceable against stockholder plaintiffs, even though the bylaws were board-enacted, because bylaws are part of a flexible contractual relationship between stockholders and a corporation.
If accepted by members, adoption of this new document will not only make interpretations clearer, it will also address the legal requirement of member approval for the Bylaws document under which WILPF US functions.
The new bylaw also stipulates that the calculation of cumulative average from the beginning of the study in secondary schools with the condition that a student obtains 20 percent marks to clear a subject.
With the implementation of the federal government's new Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act, CACCN must file articles of continuance and revised constitution and bylaws by no later than October 2014.
Al-Barqi stated that the proposed mechanism to amend the bylaws is illegitimate and that it breaches the current bylaws.
Under the new bylaws, cash strapped banks (in short position) will not be allowed to withdraw money in certain denominations as long as there were banks with excess money in the same denomination (in long positions).
There will be a variety of steps taken in the next few months to provide more details and to educate members about these exciting changes to the AzNA bylaws. While change can bring challenges, it also brings great opportunities.
Medical Staff Bylaws are a democratic governance set in place and mandated by The Joint Commission.
Travis Laster, acknowledged the usefulness of exclusive-forum bylaws and alluded to his court's expertise in the March 2010 opinion in In re Revlon Shareholders Litigation.