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substantive

adjective actual, appreciable, basic, concrete, considerable, constituent, elemental, essential, existent, existing, fundamental, important, independent, main, material, not subordinate, objective, palpable, primary, principal, real, requisite, separate, solid, tangible, underlying, vital
Associated concepts: substantive law, substantive right, subbtantive statute of limitations
See also: actual, appreciable, basic, cardinal, concrete, corporeal, de facto, necessary, organic, physical, ponderable, solid, sound, substantial, tangible, virtual

substantive

relating to the essential legal principles administered by the courts, as opposed to practice and procedure.
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Indeed, although Holmes dissented from the Court's substantive due process holding in Meyer v.
The leaders are now immersed in substantive negotiations.
whether it is a general stand-alone rule rewarding a prevailing litigant for a successful outcome in the underlying litigation or whether it is restricted in its application to certain substantive claims).
In other words, the summary judge must transfer the payment order application to the Court of First Instance where the application becomes a substantive claim subject to the usual litigation procedures and formalities.
Total remission has also been allowed to juvenile convicts (under 18 years of age) who have served 1/3rd of their substantive sentence except those involved in culpable homicide, terrorist act, rape, robbery, dacoity, kidnapping/abduction and anti-state activities.
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to change the substantive contours of employment discrimination law when
Without a doubt, the Senate has unfettered powers as adumbrated by the court to confirm or reject President's nominee from becoming a substantive chairman of the commission which gives statutory benefits.
Extending the lis pendens deadline would impermissibly modify the substantive rights granted by the statute.
When people get involved in court cases, they become dependent entirely on lawyers because of the daunting task of facing two sets of complicated rules-one substantive and the other technical.