any of a set of rules adopted by an organization or assembly for governing its own meetings or affairs
Origin of bylawMiddle English bi-laue from bi, village ( from Old Norse b?r from b?a, to dwell: see bondage) + laue, law: meaning influenced, influence by by
- A law or rule governing the internal affairs of an organization.
- A secondary law.
Origin of bylawMiddle English bilawe body of local regulations Danish by-lag township ordinance Old Norse bér settlement ; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.Old Norse lagu law ; see legh- in Indo-European roots.