Bylaw vs Enactment - What's the difference?

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Bylaw is a related term of enactment.


As nouns the difference between bylaw and enactment

is that bylaw is a local custom or law of a settlement or district while enactment is the act of enacting, or the state of being enacted.

bylaw

English

Alternative forms

* byrlaw (obsolete) * by-law, bye-law, byelaw

Noun

(en noun)
  • A local custom or law of a settlement or district.
  • A rule made by a local authority to regulate its own affairs.
  • A law or rule governing the internal affairs of an organization (e.g., corporation or business).
  • See also

    * bylaw officer

    enactment

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia enactment) (en noun)
  • The act of enacting, or the state of being enacted.
  • :The actors' powerful enactment of the play was breathtaking.
  • :The enactment of this law will be a great step backward for our country.
  • (legal) A piece of legislation that has been properly authorized by a legislative body.
  • :The enactments passed by the council that year included sweeping reforms.