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honorarium

noun acknowledgment, arrangement, compensation, consideration, earnings, emolument, fee, fiiancial remuneration, gratuity, guerdon, income, installment, meed, payment, quittance, recompense, reimbursement, remuneration, requital, retainer, reward for service, salary, settlement, stipend
See also: bonus, bounty, contribution, donation, payment, remittance, reward

honorarium

a payment made as a matter of honour and not because it is due as a legally enforceable debt.

HONORARIUM. A recompense for services rendered. It is usually applied only to the recompense given to persons whose business is connected with science; as the fee paid to counsel.
     2. It is said this honorarium is purely voluntary, and differs from a fee, which may be recovered by action. 5 Serg. & Rawle, 412; 3 Bl. Com. 28; 1 Chit. Rep. 38; 2 Atk. 332; but see 2 Penna. R. 75; 4 Watts' R. 334. Vide Dalloz, Dict. h.t., and Salary. See Counsellor at law.

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Justice Sandra Day O'Connor agreed with the court that the ban violated the First Amendment, but dissented on the point of "whether it is constitutional to apply the honoraria ban to speech ...
But a more general effect of honoraria on the Washington press corps has been the creation of a new class: the celebrity journalists.
The DC shall also prepared invoice for the honoraria along with allied expenditures and submit to the district accounts officer for pre-audit and the payments shall be credited to the bank accounts of the pesh-imam.
The newspaper publishers shy away from honoraria. Then again, they have a more potent weapon: editorial endorsements.
Moreover, he noted that subjecting election service honoraria to tax "it defeats the spirit of amply compensating the teachers' sacrifices during the performance of election duties."
Reaffirming her earlier appeal to the Comelec, the secretary stated, 'Department of Education [DepEd] teachers and personnel have long been at the forefront of every electoral exercise in the country; with their immense experience in carrying out this enormous task in clustered precincts of huge populations, we deem that evaluation and discussion on the possible increase in honoraria and allowance are just and necessary.'
Naib Nazim, Tehsil, Town Cuncil would be given honoraria of Rs.20,000, telephone charges Rs.5000, entertainment allowance Rs.5000 and TA DA per day not exceeding five days a month only for out of District, Rs.1200.
The underlying basis of the honoraria is not one of remuneration for hours worked or reimbursement for costs incurred in carrying out the duties of these positions.
''Giving our teachers the full amount of their election honoraria and allowances is the best way we can show them our gratitude and appreciation for ensuring clean, honest and orderly elections in the country,'' he added.
The allowances and honoraria of teachers who will serve as members of electoral boards during the May 13 midterm polls are tax-exempt if they fall below the P250,000 annual income threshold, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) said Wednesday.
Meanwhile, in the same audit report, the COA flagged the P5.119 million honoraria that the DOF granted in 2016 and 2017 to its officials and employees who were part of the Technical Working Committees that have undertaken Quality Management System (QMS) and Information Security Management System (ISMS) activities which eventually led to the DOF's certification by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
ISLAMABAD -- The sub-committee of the Standing Committee on Government Assurances on Thursday was assured that budgets' honoraria for years 2016-17 and 2017-18 had been paid to the employees of Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) and Pakistan Television (PTV) deployed while it would be paid to the employees of Associated Press of Pakistan within two weeks.