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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Summary: Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 19 (ANI): Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has announced ex gratia of Rs 3.5 lakh for the kin of those who have been killed in the Muzaffarnagar train derailment, Rs.
"An ex gratia payment is one that is made over and above any contractual entitlement the individual concerned may have.
In any case, in considering ex gratia payments, there could be missing facts - was such a payment offered, was any other offer to settle made?
" But I am still waiting for the compensation from the state government." Singh, who was posted as company quarter master havildar when the attack happened, is waiting for the " ex gratia of ` 2 lakh each for the Bihar victims" as announced by then Chief Minister of Bihar Rabri Devi.
(10) Without compensation legislation, the recourses available to exonerees in Australia are to apply for ex gratia awards, file a tort claim against liable parties, or propose an individualized compensation bill through Parliament.
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.
The beer, which is named "Ex Gratia" Latin for "sincerely" or "out of kindness" will be featured at The Fifth Annual Great Chef's Event on Tuesday, June 15th where chefs from around the nation will travel to Philadelphia to raise money for childhood cancer cures.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-25 June 2002-Swedish government pays out further ex gratia compensation (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Ex gratia means you would like to make a payment without admitting liability.
Applicants who are eligible for the CTSSP will receive an ex gratia payment of $250,000, and ongoing tax-free payments.
Ex gratia compensation of Rs 5 lakh will be given to kin of the deceased, Rs 1 lakh to the seriously injured and Rs 50,000 to those with minor injuries.