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Veterans Well-being Act

Version of section 45 from 2019-04-01 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Eligibility

  •  (1) The Minister may, on application, pay pain and suffering compensation to a member or a veteran who establishes that they are suffering from a disability resulting from

    • (a) a service-related injury or disease; or

    • (b) a non-service-related injury or disease that was aggravated by service.

  • Marginal note:Compensable fraction

    (2) Pain and suffering compensation may be paid under paragraph (1)(b) only in respect of that fraction of a disability, measured in fifths, that represents the extent to which the injury or disease was aggravated by service.

  • 2005, c. 21, s. 45
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 142

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