Meaning of “bylaw” in the English Dictionary

"bylaw" in Business English

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bylawnoun [ C ]

also bye-law uk /ˈbaɪlɔː/ us /-lɑː/

GOVERNMENT, LAW a law made by local government that only relates to its particular region:

Taxi drivers in the city are controlled by very stringent bylaws and licensing conditions.

US a rule which governs the members of an organization:

Under the Federation's bylaws, no one can serve as president for more than two terms.

(Definition of “bylaw” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)