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Compensation for injuries sustained; recovery or restitution for harm or injury; damages or equitable relief. Access to the courts to gain Reparation for a wrong.


verb adjust, aid, allay, alleviate, appease, atone, change, compensare, compensate, correct, cure, ease, expiate, fix, heal, help, improve, make amends, make good, make reparation, make up for, mend, pacify, palliate, propitiate, put right, readjust, rectify, relieve, remedy, repair, restituere, restore, right, satisfy, set right
Associated concepts: legal redress
See also: adjust, award, collection, compensate, contribution, cure, disbursement, equity, fix, habeas corpus, help, indemnification, justice, payment, recompense, recourse, recovery, rectify, reform, reimburse, reimbursement, remedy, remunerate, renew, repair, reparation, repent, requital, resolve, restitution, restore, return, satisfaction, trover

REDRESS. The act of receiving satisfaction for an injury sustained. For the mode of obtaining redress, vide Remedies 1 Chit. Pr. Annal. Table.

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Bethany Survivors Group leader Derek, 74, said: "It's taken us 17 years to get the redress we should have had in 1999.
The Mobile App for the CPGRAMS is another innovative initiative of the DARPG, the nodal agency to formulate policy guidelines for citizen-centric governance in the country, redress of citizens grievances, being one of the most important initiatives of the department.
During the seminar last week, participants, who are members of grievance redress committees in different regions, learned how to handle project complaints at project level, and to promote community involvement during project implementation.
The women who were subjected to this horrific procedure deserve redress.
On this occasion Chief Executive Pesco Parveiz Akhtar Shah addressed the Pesco's employees and said that my appointment by Federal Govt is to redress Pesco's employees problem and to provide better facilities to the public at their door step.
Similar to the way in which the registration of deposits was handled, three schemes have received government approval: The Property Ombudsman (originally founded in 1990) the Ombudsman Property Services (for members of RICS) and the Property Redress Scheme.
63 million people who were eligible to apply for redress missed out on potentially collectively getting back PS850 million.
He said that 90 teams have been formed to complete desilting of all sewerage lines and channels before Eid whereas 400 sewer men would also remain active during Eid days to redress the complaints in the city.
Investor redress refers to the enforcement of the rights of retail investors and users of financial services, including their demands for compensation for harm caused by misconduct.
He said: "When the redress scheme was initially implemented I was very pleased, having spoken on this issue a number of times in Parliament on behalf of constituents.
If you cannot find it, contact your bank and ask them if you were given alternative redress when they paid out your PPI compensation.
The BBC alleges that figures from the Professional Financial Claims Association, which represents claims management companies, shows Lloyds has used comparative redress in as many as one in four cases in some months.