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War Veterans Allowance Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. W-3)

Act current to 2020-07-28 and last amended on 2015-02-26. Previous Versions

RELATED PROVISIONS

  • — 2003, c. 27, s. 10(2)

      • 10 (2) Subsection (1) does not apply in respect of any person found by the Veterans Review and Appeal Board, in a decision rendered by that Board before this Act is assented to, to be a “veteran” within the meaning of subparagraph 37(3)(a)(i) of the War Veterans Allowance Act as it read immediately before that assent.

  • — 2009, c. 20, s. 5

    • October 14, 2008

      5 The allowance payable under the War Veterans Allowance Act may be paid to any person or in respect of any person who would have been eligible to receive that allowance if sections 1 to 4 had come into force on October 14, 2008. In order for the allowance to be paid, an application must be made to the Minister of Veterans Affairs no later than December 31, 2010.

  • — 2009, c. 20, s. 6

    • Veterans Health Care Regulations and Veterans Burial Regulations, 2005

      6 The benefits under the Veterans Health Care Regulations and the Veterans Burial Regulations, 2005 are extended to allied veterans or in respect of allied veterans described in paragraph 37(4)(d.1) or subsection 37(4.1) or (4.2) of the War Veterans Allowance Act, enacted by section 4, for the period beginning on October 14, 2008 and ending on December 31, 2009. Any application for the benefits must be made to the Minister of Veterans Affairs no later than December 31, 2010.

  • — 2009, c. 20, s. 7

  • — 2013, c. 33, s. 159

    • Retroactive pension

      159 If, on the day on which this Division comes into force, a person is or has been in receipt of war veterans allowance referred to in subsection 32(2) of the Pension Act as it read immediately before that day and, on or after that day, is awarded a retroactive pension or a retroactive increase of pension under that Act, then any pension payments made under that Act in respect of a month the whole of which is before that day are subject to that subsection 32(2) and to section 13 of the War Veterans Allowance Act as they read immediately before that day.

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