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Veterans Well-being Act

Version of section 24 from 2019-04-01 to 2024-02-06:

Marginal note:Eligibility — non-service-related death before age 65

  •  (1) The Minister may, on application, pay, in accordance with section 25, an income replacement benefit to a veteran’s survivor or orphan if the veteran

    • (a) dies before the day on which they attain the age of 65 years as the result of an injury or a disease other than

      • (i) a service-related injury or disease, or

      • (ii) a non-service-related injury or disease that was aggravated by service; and

    • (b) was entitled to the income replacement benefit at the time of their death.

  • Marginal note:Lump sum

    (2) The benefit is to be paid as a lump sum.

  • 2005, c. 21, s. 24
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 135

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