Veterans Well-being Regulations

Version of section 51 from 2006-03-23 to 2019-03-31:


 Subject to section 52, if an application for a disability award is in respect of a disability or disabling condition of a member or veteran that was not obvious at the time they became a member of the forces and was not recorded on their medical examination prior to enrolment, the member or veteran is presumed to have been in the medical condition found on their enrolment medical examination unless there is

  • (a) recorded evidence that the disability or disabling condition was diagnosed within three months after enrolment; or

  • (b) medical evidence that establishes beyond a reasonable doubt that the disability or disabling condition existed prior to enrolment.

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