Damages

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    Economic Social and Cultural Rights

    Monetary compensation for wrong or injury caused by the violation of a legal right.

    (a) Compensatory damages-Reimbursement for actual loss or injury.

    (b) Exemplary damagesMonetary award by way of punishment for injury caused by aggravated circumstances or malice, in addition to compensation for the injury.

    (c) Punitive damages-Monetary compensation awarded in excess of ordinary damages, as punishment for a gross wrong.