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bylaw

Legal Definition of bylaw

Alternative forms


Definition of bylaw

Etymology

    Alteration of byrlaw, but popularly interpreted as by- +‎ law.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈbaɪ.l"ː/, SAMPA: /"baI.lO:/

Noun

bylaw (plural bylaws)

  1. A local custom or law of a settlement or district.
  2. A rule made by a local authority to regulate its own affairs.
  3. A law or rule governing the internal affairs of an organization (e.g., corporation or business).

References:

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