Bylaw vs Legislation - What's the difference?

bylaw | legislation |


As nouns the difference between bylaw and legislation

is that bylaw is a local custom or law of a settlement or district while legislation is legislation.

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

    legislation

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The act of legislating; preparation and enactment of laws; the laws enacted.
  • Law which has been enacted by legislature or other governing body