solatium

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solatium

in Scots law, the sum of money claimed by way of non-patrimonial damages for pain and suffering in delictual claims. Similar awards are made for breach of contract but on different principles.
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Solatia reticulata and its polyphenolic constituents with lipase inhibitory and lipolytic activities have mild antiobesity effects in rats.
Department of Defense General Counsel memorandum stated that solatia is a custom in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The on-line deployment claims training covers a number of topics, including investigation and settlement of claims under the Foreign Claims Act, single-service claims responsibility (7) and solatia payments.
8) Solatia payments are condolence payments made to those who are injured or killed or who have suffered property loss as a result of activities of U.
Solatia are payments made in accordance with local custom to express remorse or sympathy.
In certain countries, particularly in parts of Asia, the custom of solatia provides that an appropriate floral, fruit, or token money gift will be made to a victim or the victim's family for injuries, death, or property damage.
The memorandum holds that solatia payments "may be made from local operation and maintenance funds.
government appropriations creates policy implications inhibiting commanders from making CERP outlays that could be perceived as compensation for combat-related damage to civilians or their property, or even payments of solatia, nominal amounts offered as expressions of sympathy or condolence in some societies following a death.