Legal Definition and Related Resources of Bylaw

Meaning of Bylaw

Synonyms of Bylaw


  • canon
  • charter
  • code
  • municipal regulation
  • ordinance
  • prescript
  • prescription
  • reglement
  • regulation
  • rubric
  • rule
  • standard
  • Associated Concepts: amendment of bylaws
  • authorization for bylaws
  • enactment of bylaws
  • interpretation of bylaws
  • repeal of bylaws

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This term is a noun.

Etimology of Bylaw

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late 13c., bilage “local ordinance,” from Old Norse or Old Danish bi-lagu “town law,” from byr “place where people dwell, town, village,” from bua “to dwell” (from PIE root *bheue- “to be, exist, grow”) + lagu “law” (see law). So, a local law pertaining to local residents, or rule of a corporation or association. Sense influenced by by.







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