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Veterans Well-being Act

Version of section 47 from 2019-04-01 to 2024-02-20:


Marginal note:Loss of paired organ or limb

  •  (1) The Minister may, on application, pay pain and suffering compensation to a member or a veteran who has been paid a disability award or pain and suffering compensation or to whom pain and suffering compensation is payable on account of the loss of, or the permanent loss of the use of, one of their paired organs or limbs if the member or veteran suffers, either before or after that loss or loss of use, the loss of, the permanent loss of the use of or the impairment of the other paired organ or limb from any cause whatever.

  • Marginal note:Extent of disability

    (2) The member’s or veteran’s extent of disability in respect of that other paired organ or limb shall be considered to be 50% of the extent of disability at which the member or veteran would have been assessed if the loss of, the permanent loss of the use of or the impairment of that paired organ or limb had occurred in circumstances in which pain and suffering compensation would have been payable under section 45.

  • 2005, c. 21, s. 47
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 144

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