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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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COA also did not buy the UMak management's justification that the honoraria was meant to correct the 'disparity and distortion' of the compensation to deans, executive directors and directors who hold lower academic ranks despite performing weighty functions.
For judgments with respect to applications for token honoraria in Quebec, see Price, supra note 9 at para 15; Petit, supra note 1 at para 54; Chagnon v Crayola Properties Inc, 2013 QCCS 4694 at para 15, [2013] QJ No 12819 (QL) [Chagnon],
This Note argues, however, that although there is a lower direct cost to the public in permitting federal judges to receive honoraria to supplement their income, the indirect price--the integrity and independence of the judicial branch--will be unacceptably high.
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 .
Despite the possibilities for wrongdoing presented by honoraria, the truth is that the great quid pro quo--for the case of a journalist who sold his soul for an honorarium--is pretty much a red herring.
He cited the OSG charter's authorization for lawyers to receive honoraria for legal services.
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Malik Ibrar directed the finance ministry to resolve the issue of payment of budgets honoraria on priority to the employees of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV), Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC), Associated Press of Pakistan Corporation (APPC) and officials of Islamabad police.
A health worker, Mary Joejie Chan, filed the complaint against Bacaltos before the Ombudsman in October 2015, accusing the former mayor of using his influence to be included on a list of recipients of fees or honoraria from PhilHealth funds.
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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.
I know staffers for congressmen that call ahead when their boss is coming into a town and tell PACs and corporations: "he needs honoraria while he's there, and he expects to get them.