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Veterans Well-being Regulations

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

  •  (1) For the purposes of subsection 23(1) of the Act, the imputed income of a member referred to in subsection 22(1) of the Act is equal to

    • (a) in the case of a member who dies during regular force service, the greater of the value of the member’s monthly military salary at the time of death and the value of the minimum amount; and

    • (b) in the case of a member who dies during reserve force service, if the injury or disease that resulted in the death was incurred, contracted or aggravated, as the case may be,

      • (i) during regular force service, the greater of the value of the member’s monthly military salary at the time of release from that service and the value of the minimum amount,

      • (ii) at any time during Class C Reserve Service, the greater of the value of the member’s monthly military salary — on the earlier of the date of completion of the Class C Reserve Service and the date of the member’s death — and the value of the minimum amount, and

      • (iii) at any time during Class A Reserve Service or Class B Reserve Service, the greater of the value of the member’s monthly military salary — on the earlier of the date of completion of the Class A Reserve Service or Class B Reserve Service and the date of the member’s death — and the value of the minimum amount.

  • (2) The value of the monthly military salary and of the minimum amount referred to in subsection (1) are determined on the date on which the benefit is payable and in each subsequent year, taking into account the adjustments referred to in subsections 21(1) and 21.1(1).

  • (3) For the purposes of subsection 23(1) of the Act, the imputed income of a veteran referred to in subsection 22(1) of the Act is equal to

    • (a) in the case of a deceased veteran whose final release was from the regular force, the greater of the value of the veteran’s monthly military salary at the time of release and the value of the minimum amount; and

    • (b) in the case of a deceased veteran whose final release was from the reserve force, if the injury or disease that resulted in the death was incurred, contracted or aggravated, as the case may be,

      • (i) during regular force service, the greater of the value of the veteran’s monthly military salary at the time of release from that service and the value of the minimum amount,

      • (ii) at any time during Class C Reserve Service, the greater of the value of the veteran’s monthly military salary on the date of completion of the Class C Reserve Service and the value of the minimum amount, and

      • (iii) at any time during Class A Reserve Service or Class B Reserve Service, the greater of the value of the veteran’s monthly military salary on the date of completion of the Class A Reserve Service or Class B Reserve Service and the value of the minimum amount.

  • (4) The value of the monthly military salary and of the minimum amount referred to in subsection (3) are determined on the date on which the benefit is payable and in each subsequent year, taking into account the adjustments referred to in subsections 21(1) and 21.1(1).

  • (5) For the purposes of subsection 118(2) of the Act, the imputed income that is taken into account in the determination of the benefit referred to in that subsection is equal to

    • (a) in the case of a deceased veteran whose final release was from the regular force, the greater of the value of the veteran’s monthly military salary at the time of release and the value of the minimum amount; and

    • (b) in the case of a deceased veteran whose final release was from the reserve force, if the event that resulted in the physical or mental health problem occurred

      • (i) during regular force service, the greater of the value of the veteran’s monthly military salary at the time of release from that service and the value of the minimum amount,

      • (ii) at any time during Class C Reserve Service, the greater of the value of the veteran’s monthly military salary on the date of completion of the Class C Reserve Service and the value of the minimum amount, and

      • (iii) at any time during Class A Reserve Service or Class B Reserve Service, the greater of the value of the veteran’s monthly military salary on the date of completion of the Class A Reserve Service or Class B Reserve Service and the value of the minimum amount.

  • (6) The value of the monthly military salary and of the minimum amount referred to in subsection (5) are determined on March 31, 2019, taking into account the adjustment referred to in subsection 21(1).

  • SOR/2009-225, s. 7
  • SOR/2011-219, s. 6
  • SOR/2015-69, s. 5
  • SOR/2016-240, s. 3
  • SOR/2018-177, s. 8

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