bylaw , bye-law
1 a rule made by a local authority for the regulation of its affairs or management of the area it governs
2 a regulation of a company, society, etc.
3 a subsidiary law
(C13: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse byr dwelling, town; see bower1, law1)
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