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substantive

relating to the essential legal principles administered by the courts, as opposed to practice and procedure
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In particular, judicial review in Canada did not extend to constitutional rights at the time of Bowker's writing, and the Continental civil law tradition rejects the kind of evolutionary jurisprudence that gave birth to substantive due process.
He said they had entered substantive talks and the negotiations had taken place in a constructive atmosphere.
Ghana-based HFC bank has announced that it has named a substantive managing director.
Amendments comply with the Court's style guidelines with no substantive changes to the rule.
In an attempt to escape the old bright line rule of lex fori in which the recovery of attorneys' fees were deemed procedural in nature thereby ensuring that the "American Rule" applied notwithstanding the application of foreign substantive law to the underlying claims in issue, prevailing parties in international litigation began arguing that foreign prevailing party attorneys' fee statutes were substantive in nature.
The talks are very serious and substantive and useful," the head of the Iranian delegation at the expert-level talks, senior Foreign Ministry official Hamid Baidinejad, told the Fars news agency.
Generally speaking, there are two types of legal proceedings under the CPC; substantive and summary legal proceedings.
The above special remissions will be admissible provided that the convicts have undergone 2/3rd of their substantive sentence of imprisonment.
The new board comprises full members who are referred to as substantive board members as well as alternate members who will stand in for their respective substantive members when needed.
The text focuses on the general principles of the law of remedies that cut across substantive fields, for students and lawyers encountering remedies problems in any substantive field, and does not contain chapters on remedies for particular wrongs or kinds of injury.
EXPLANATION:: Substantive decision-maker kick-out (removal) or participating rights held by parties other than a decision maker and its related parties affect decision-maker ability to direct the activities that most significantly impact entity economic performance, indicating a decision-maker is an agent as follows:
The purpose of this paper is to gain a deeper understanding of the nexus between constitutional law and substantive criminal law, the possible interactions between constitutional law and criminal law, and the fundamental principles of substantive criminal law.