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Bylaws

Rules and practices that govern management of an organization.

Bylaws

Rules established by a company or other organization setting forth details on how it is to be organized. Bylaws do not set forth the basic structure of the company; this is done in the organization's charter. For example, a charter may indicate that the company or organization must have a board of directors, while its bylaws state how many directors there are to be and how often they are elected. Bylaws are approved by shareholders (or the equivalent in other organizations) and may be amended by them.

bylaws

Stockholder-approved rules governing the conduct of a business. Bylaws typically include rules concerning the election of directors, selection of auditors, and amendment of existing bylaws.

Bylaws.

Bylaws are the self-imposed rules governing an incorporated company. The bylaws cover details such as the structure of the company, what the company's goals are, and how often shareholders meet.

They also explain the voting process and how officers, committees, and board members are chosen. A company can put almost any provisions in its bylaws, as long as the rules don't break federal or local law.

bylaws

Regulations by which an organization conducts its governance activities. They typically provide for the timing and method of elections and regular meetings,number of directors and other officers, methods and notice necessary for special elections or meetings, number of votes required for different types of actions, establishment of standing committees, and a grant of authority to organize other committees,powers of the board,officers,and various committees.The developer of a subdivision or condominium project typically creates the first set of bylaws and appoints the initial board of directors.
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The Amended and Restated By-Laws are effective immediately and will be placed before shareholders for ratification at the annual meeting of shareholders of the Corporation in the spring of 2015 (the " Meeting ").
The review will start with those by-laws affecting the licensing and use of taxis.
However, the by-laws will be enforced only after approval from higher authorities.
The council's cabinet is now being advised to draw up a by-law to regulate cosmetic treatments "to raise standards and help control unsafe and unsatisfactory practices".
Pursuant to Article V, Section 3 of the By-Laws, any such nominations must be filed with the Secretary--TEI, 1200 G Street, N.
Pursuant to Section 12(3) of the Development Charges Act, 1997, council determined that a further public meeting was not necessary for the proposed development charge by-laws.
Council shall be vested with the power to select new Council members, and appoint persons to carry out functions associated with the Centre as prescribed by the by-laws or as deemed necessary.
Buncrana Town Council had previously adopted a selective set of by-laws that sought to allow drinking outdoors during festivals and special events and also to facilitate picnics in the vicinity of the shorefront.
add language to the By-laws in reference to existing term limits on the American Journal of Public Health Editorial Board and Publications Board;
The claim comes in guidelines from John Prescott's now defunct Office of the Deputy Prime Minister about the introduction of local by-laws.
Mason claimed that the hospital's by-laws were a contract between him and the hospital, and that the hospital breached that contract by failing to follow the procedures that the by-laws contained and by suspending him "without legitimate cause.
The Mayor has decided to have the town by-laws enforced in future, with a view to making the town spruce up a little and put on a more dignified appearance.