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Veterans Well-being Act

Version of section 25 from 2019-04-01 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Amount of benefit

  •  (1) The amount of the income replacement benefit that is payable under section 24 in respect of a veteran is

    • (a) 24 times the amount of the income replacement benefit that the veteran would have been entitled to for the month in which they died had any amounts that were payable to the veteran from prescribed sources referred to in subsection 19(1) not been taken into account; or

    • (b) if the veteran was entitled to the income replacement benefit at the time of their death as a result of section 99, 24 times the amount of the income replacement benefit that the veteran would have been entitled to for the month in which they died had subsections 99(3) to (5) never applied to the veteran and had any amounts that were payable to the veteran from prescribed sources referred to in subsection 19(1) not been taken into account.

  • Marginal note:Division of benefit

    (2) If the income replacement benefit is payable to a survivor or an orphan, the following rules apply:

    • (a) if there is a survivor but no orphans, the survivor is entitled to 100% of the income replacement benefit;

    • (b) if there is a survivor and one or more orphans,

      • (i) the survivor is entitled to 50% of the income replacement benefit, and

      • (ii) the orphans are entitled, as a class, to 50% of the income replacement benefit, divided equally among them;

    • (c) if there are one or more orphans but no survivor, each of those orphans is entitled to the amount obtained by dividing the income replacement benefit by the number of those orphans.

  • 2005, c. 21, s. 25
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 135

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