ex gratia

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ex gratia

(ˈɡreɪʃə)
adj
given as a favour or gratuitously where no legal obligation exists: an ex gratia payment.
[New Latin, literally: out of kindness]

ex gratia

A Latin phrase meaning out of kindness, used to mean done as a favor and without legal obligation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ex gratia - as a favor; not compelled by legal right; "ex gratia payments made to nonstriking workers"
optional - possible but not necessary; left to personal choice
Translations

ex gratia

[ˌeksˈgreɪʃə] ADJ [payment] → ex-gratia, graciable

ex gratia

adj paymentohne Anerkennung der Rechtspflicht

ex gratia

[ˌɛksˈgreɪʃə] adj ex gratia paymentgratifica
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The allegations investigated by the Committee included Mr Mgidlanas receipt of an ex gratia payment of R71 000, improper allocation of a study bursary, improper travel management and irregular procurement of services.
The committee further directed the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to propose an amendment to be made part of the said Bill regarding payment of bonuses or ex gratia payment to the officers and staff of the FBR, other government servants and public servants as well as rewards to members of public for rendering commendable services in detection, investigation and prosecution of any offence under the said Bill which may be prescribed by framing the rules.
CONCERNS have been raised after it emerged that the former Deputy Older People's Commissioner for Wales was given a PS27,000 ex gratia payment on top of a PS26,000 redundancy payoff when she left the post last year.
THE Examiner's Leader column advocates an ex gratia payment as a possible solution to the plight of the innocent elderly lady injured in the course of a police arrest.
by HE-rriyet Daily News The reason for the deadlock in compensation talks between Turkey and Israel is the latter's insistency in redressing the damages of the Mavi Marmara victims as an ex gratia payment and not as a result of its wrongful act, a senior Turkish government official has said.
My government assures an ex gratia payment to the families of those who have lost their dear ones and to those who are injured from the Prime Minister's Relief Fund.
A police spokesman said: "Although it was considered no liability attached to the chief constable to recompense Ms Roberts, an offer of an ex gratia payment was made to her.
The details of the ex gratia payment were worked out by the US in consultation with the Tamil Nadu government, India's External Affairs Ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin told reporters in New Delhi on Monday.
36) Another option is for innocent individuals to apply for an ex gratia payment from the state.
He then received another pounds 30,000 on November 5, 2010, as an ex gratia payment from Unite.
On October 15, the BMC issued a circular stating that those employees who had participated in the September 19 and 20 strike would not be eligible for ex gratia payment for the year 2010-11.
Nikiforos Diamandouros, has asked the European Commission to make an ex gratia payment of 1,500 to each of several students from outside the European Union, who participated in the scholarship programme Erasmus Mundus I.