By its Act of Incorporation, S.C. 11-12 George V, c. 79, The Canadian Bar Association is empowered to make Bylaws for the general organization, conduct, administration and management of the Association, to alter or repeal the same, and to make new Bylaws.

The Canadian Bar Association:

  1. repeals Bylaw Number 1 of the Association; and
  2. enacts this Bylaw as the general Bylaw for regulating the activities and affairs of the Association, to come into effect September 1, 2017.