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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Summary: Kupwara ( Jammu and Kashmir) Mar 2 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government announced an ex gratia of Rs four lakh each to the families of the three people who lost their lives during a snow avalanche in the Lashkote forest of Lolab.
Summary: Chief Minister Kejriwal announces Rs500,000 ex gratia to the next of the kin of the deceased
Under the Reconciliation Plan, nine women will receive an ex gratia payment by way of acknowledgement they should never have been placed in such a facility.
PARACHINAR -- Protesting tribal elders of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have rejected the ex gratia amounts of Rs 1 million announced by the premier on Thursday to be given to each bereaved family of the 72 Parachinar twin attacks victims.
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.
But Singh is yet to receive what he needs the most -- the ex gratia amount announced by the Rabri Devi government for the victims who hailed from her state.
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.
Summary: The survivors of the US Navy shooting case off Jebel Ali Port last month are demanding a higher payment after the US government offered ex gratia solatium, even as investigations continue.
Australia is one of the few common law jurisdictions that do not have state or federal compensation statutes for exonerees, leaving ex gratia payments as the primary means to seek restitution.
BETFAIR last night announced they were making ex gratia payments to some punters who lost out in the notorious in-running market on the Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown, but stressed the move was not an admission of liability.
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.