procedural law

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Aspect of a legal system that deals with the technical aspects (practices and procedures) and prescribes the steps for enforcing civil and criminal law. In contrast, substantive law creates, defines, and regulates the duties, liabilities, and rights of entities.

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You should always know all of the procedural law pertaining to your business so that you don't break any of it.
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I studied procedural law in school and noticed that it was about dealing with aspects that other law could not handle.
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The procedural law dictated the proper or only acceptable course of action so we continued to listen to our attorneys recommendations.
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