Substantial Performance Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Substantial Performance, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Substantial Performance?

(n) In a contract when the party involved fulfills all the major obligations which comprises the essence of the contract, such fulfillment of obligation is termed as substantial performance. It exhibits the keenness of the parties involved to fulfill he contractual obligation. For example the party supplies 99% within the stipulated date and transported the balance before due date