• (noun): A noun or a pronoun that is used in place of a noun.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on substantive:

Audit Substantive Test
... Substantive procedures (or substantive tests) are those activities performed by the auditor to detect material misstatement or fraud at the assertion level ... Auditors gather evidence about these assertions by undertaking activities referred to as substantive procedures ...
Delegated Legislation
... to an executive branch official to issue delegated legislation that flesh out the details (substantive regulations) and provide procedures for implementing ...
Substantive Rights
... Substantive rights are basic human rights possessed by people in an ordered society and includes rights granted by natural law as well as the substantive ... Substantive rights involve a right to the substance of being human (life, liberty, happiness), rather than a right to a procedure to enforce that right ...
Leeth V Commonwealth - Decision
... Mason CJ, Dawson and McHugh JJ denied that the Constitution contained an implied right to substantive legal equality, and only recognised procedural inequality ... Deane and Toohey JJ found an implied right substantive equality, and while Gaudron and Brennan JJ did not agree with Deane and Toohey JJ, they did not disagree either ... The basis for the implied right of substantive equality (as advocated by Deane and Toohey JJ) comes from the fact that the constitution is a free agreement between the people of the colonies ...
Substantive Law
... Substantive law is the statutory or written law that defines rights and duties, such as crimes and punishments (in the criminal law), civil rights and responsibilities ... Substantive law stands in contrast to procedural law, which is the "machinery" for enforcing those rights and duties ... as well as the method and means by which substantive law is made and administered ...

More definitions of "substantive":

  • (adj): Applying to essential legal principles and rules of right.
    Example: "Substantive law"
    Synonyms: essential
  • (adj): Being the essence or essential element of a thing.
    Example: "Substantive information"
    Synonyms: substantial, in essence
  • (adj): Having substance and prompting thought.
    Synonyms: meaty