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ex gratia

A payment made as a kind gesture, not due to a legal obligation. This phrase is always used before a noun. Yes, I make ex gratia payments to my ex-wife—I want our divorce to stay amicable.
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He said the injured will get an ex gratia of Rs100,000.
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.
However, to postulate the argument for ex gratia payments is inappropriate as it could introduce a new compensation culture based on the loosest of principles.
Sola Gratia Falls The Sola Gratia Falls is a waterfall stowed in a pocket forest that exudes all notions of things primitive: vine-curtained trees, massive boulders and flat rock formations, and vibrant wildflowers strewn everywhere.
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.
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.
This faith is given to us by God through grace--sola gratia.
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.
Despite the clean, simple lines, the Gratia is recognizable enough thanks to the signature screws on the back.
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.
However, some insurers have treated it as a weather-related event, while others have made ex gratia payments.
Applications for the ex gratia $24,000 payments must be received by December 31, 2009.
Which film company has the Latin motto Ars Gratia Artis (Art for art's sake)?
4, that scientific language differs absolutely from poets' and orators' metaphoric discourse: "quasi vero in philosophia poetas imitari debeamus aut oratores, topice frequenter ant necessitatis, ant ornatus, aut significantius exprimendi gratia loquentes .
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-25 June 2002-Swedish government pays out further ex gratia compensation (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.