Legal Definition and Related Resources of Bylaw
Meaning of Bylaw
Synonyms of Bylaw
- municipal regulation
- 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
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.