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Veterans Well-being Act

Version of section 54 from 2019-04-01 to 2024-02-06:

Marginal note:Death of member or veteran

 If a member or a veteran to whom pain and suffering compensation is payable under section 45, 47 or 48 dies, the Minister may, on application, pay as a lump sum, in accordance with section 56.1, to a survivor or a person who was, at the time of the member’s or veteran’s death, a dependent child, any pain and suffering compensation that would have been payable to the member or veteran under section 53 if they had made the election under that section on the day before their death.

  • 2005, c. 21, s. 54
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 144

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