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SALARY. A reward or recompense for services performed.
     2. It is usually applied to the reward paid to a public officer for the performance of his official duties.
     3. The salary of the president of the United States is twenty-five thousand dollars per annum; Act of l8th Feb. 1793; and the constitution, art. 2, s. 1, provides that the compensation of the president shall not be increased or diminished, during the time for which he shall have been elected.
     4. Salary is also applied to the reward paid for the performance of other services; but if it be not fixed for each year, it is called honorarium. Poth. Pand. h.t. According to M. Duvergier, the distinction between honorarium and salary is this. By the former is understood the reward given to the most elevated professions for services performed; and by the latter the price of hiring of domestic servants and workmen. 19 Toull. n. 268, p. 292, note.
     5. There is this difference between salary and price; the former is the reward paid for services, or for the hire of things; the latter is the consideration paid for a thing sold. Lec. Elem. Sec. 907, 908.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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With the earlier basic pay of Rs 90,000, Patel got a DA of Rs 1,12,500 and ' other payments' of Rs 7,000 -- totalling to a gross pay of Rs 2,09,500.
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If the Employment Tribunal accepts that there was, it will award compensatory awards, reflecting the actual and likely future losses suffered by the claimants, capped at 72,300[pounds sterling] per claimant, and protective awards of up to 90 days' gross pay per claimant.
A 10' section of the upper most sand at 10,300' measured depth was perforated, this sand has gross pay of 20' and correlates to the 9,700' sand in the Kenai Loop # 1 well and the AOFP was calculated as 9.0 MMCFD.
Three petroleum bearing formations were encountered between 4067 and 4206m, comprising a gross pay of 24m and containing gas with further indication of liquid hydrocarbons.
Annual accounts showing payments made to S4C executives show Ms Jones received pounds 158,000 last year - pounds 150,000 in gross pay and a further pounds 8,000 as "benefits in kind".
users will also be able to add information related to their work hours, view detailed summaries and e-mail historical and gross pay as an attachment.
Average monthly gross pay in fiscal 2010 edged up 0.6 percent from a year earlier to 317,307 yen, the first rise in four years, as overtime pay grew particularly in the manufacturing sector amid an economic recovery, the labor ministry said Wednesday.
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The continued squeeze on disposable income came despite the fact that average earnings growth picked up during the previous month to stand at its highest level since June 2009, and gross pay was 2.6 per cent higher in September than it had been 12 months earlier.