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A bylaw refers to a city or municipal law or ordinance, passed under the authority of a charter or provincial/state law specifying what things may be regulated by the municipality.

The main difference between a by-law and a "law" passed by a federal, state or provincial body, is that a by-law is a regulation passed by a non-sovereign body, which derives its authority from another governing body. A municipal government gets its power to pass laws through a law of the state which specifies what things the city may regulate through bylaws.

The Drakenstein has the following by-laws:

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