Ex Gratia Payment

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Ex Gratia Payment

A payment one makes when he/she has no obligation to do so. For example, an employer may give an unannounced bonus to employees at the end of a particularly good year. An ex gratia payment generally is non-recurring, but, in any case, is not the result of a legal obligation.
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An ex gratia payment is one that is made over and above any contractual entitlement the individual concerned may have.
36) Another option is for innocent individuals to apply for an ex gratia payment from the state.
The company can put a value on what they think the extra effort was worth and this may or may not meet with your approval as an ex gratia payment.
Consider, for example, the ex gratia basis of the Scheme.
Morena (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb 26 ( ANI ): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday declared that the family of each soldier from the state killed in action would be given an ex gratia of Rs one crore along with other benefits.
Any claim from past applicants against the PWIF Board in connection with the judgment of the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) regarding the method of calculation of ex gratia payment on SP under the PWIF will be processed on a case-by-case basis, in accordance with the CFA's interpretation of the relevant provisions and having regard to the related information provided by the claimants," the spokesman said.
A break up of Surender Singh's dues of pensionary and terminal benefits include: retirement gratuity of ` 2,11,458, commutation of pension ` 11,34809, armed forces PF ` 648195, army group insurance ` 1,13,849 and ex gratia from welfare fund of ` 10,000.
Mumbai In what came as music to the ears of 40,000-odd civic employees in Mumbai, the Bombay High Court yesterday ordered that they be paid an ex gratia of Rs7,500 (Dh525) each for Diwali, in spite of their participation in a two-day strike last month.
However, Sandown acted quickly and efficiently to provide some form of ex gratia payment for owners, in partial compensation for not getting a run.
But I understand an ex gratia payment of pounds 15,000 per man has been proposed, in the event of a Springbok triumph, to reward a group of players who have captured the hearts of the nation over the past month.
veterans who participated in these studies, and have had cancer, received an ex gratia payment from their government.
The Chairman and Managing Director of Cochin Shipyard has announced an immediate ex gratia of Rs 10 lakh for the families of the deceased.