Definition: Rejection rule
UN - Data editing terminology
A logical condition or a restriction to the value of a data item or a data group which must not be met if the data is to be considered correct. In various connections other terms are used, e.g. Y-rule.
Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), The Knowledge Base on Statistical Data Editing, Online glossary developed by the UNECE Data Editing Group, 2000