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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Chief minister Nitish Kumar expressed grief over the deaths due to heat and announced an ex gratia payment of Rs 4 lakh to the next of the kin of the deceased.
Iranian government will provide ex gratia payment and bank advances to flood-hit provinces.
They will also receive an ex gratia payment of $125,000 to equalize the ex gratia payments to survivors under the two programs.
The CMO has declared an ex gratia payment of Rs 2 lakh to the families of the victims.
Gibson's lawyers had asked for $2.5m when making the application for an ex gratia payment in August.
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.
Former North Wales Liberal Democrat Assembly candidate Mark Young, who spotted details of the ex gratia payment to Ms Stone in the Older People's Commissioner's annual accounts said: "I think it's disgraceful that public money has been spent in this way, especially when services affecting older people and the rest of the community are being cut across Wales.
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.
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.