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Veterans Well-being Act

Version of section 10 from 2019-04-01 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Assessment of needs

  •  (1) The Minister shall,

    • (a) on approving an application made under section 8, assess the veteran’s medical rehabilitation, psycho-social rehabilitation and vocational rehabilitation needs; and

    • (b) on approving an application made under section 9, assess the veteran’s medical rehabilitation and psycho-social rehabilitation needs.

  • Marginal note:Rehabilitation plan

    (2) The Minister may develop and implement a rehabilitation plan to address the rehabilitation needs that are identified in the assessment.

  • Marginal note:Limitation

    (3) The only physical and mental health problems that may be addressed in the rehabilitation plan are

    • (a) in the case of a veteran for whom an application made under section 8 was approved, a physical or a mental health problem resulting primarily from service in the Canadian Forces that is creating a barrier to re-establishment in civilian life; or

    • (b) in the case of a veteran for whom an application made under section 9 was approved, the physical or mental health problem for which the veteran was released.

  • Marginal note:Considerations

    (4) In developing a rehabilitation plan, the Minister shall have regard to any prescribed principles and factors and be guided by current research in the field of rehabilitation.

  • (5) [Repealed, 2018, c. 12, s. 129]

  • 2005, c. 21, s. 10
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 129

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