Definition of HONORARIUM


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.


Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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