Veterans Well-being Regulations

Version of section 53 from 2006-03-23 to 2019-03-31:

  •  (1) The following definitions apply in this section and section 54.

    actuarial compensatory amount

    actuarial compensatory amount means, if an additional amount is paid or payable on a periodic basis from a source set out in subsection (2), the present value of those periodic payments, determined in accordance with subsection 54(2). (somme compensatoire actuarielle)

    additional amount

    additional amount means an amount other than a disability award that is paid or payable to a member or veteran for noneconomic loss in respect of a disability for which a disability award is payable. (somme supplémentaire)

    compensatory amount

    compensatory amount means an additional amount that is paid or payable as a lump sum from a source set out in subsection (2). (somme compensatoire)

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection 52(3) of the Act, a disability award payable to a member or veteran shall be reduced by the amount determined in accordance with subsection 54(1) if an additional amount is paid or payable from the following sources:

    • (a) amounts arising from a legal liability to pay damages; and

    • (b) benefits under

      • (i) the Government Employees Compensation Act,

      • (ii) any provincial workers’ compensation legislation,

      • (iii) a compensation plan established by any other legislation of a similar nature, whether federal, provincial or of another jurisdiction other than a plan to which the member or veteran has contributed, and

      • (iv) a compensation plan of a similar nature established by the United Nations or by or under an international agreement to which Canada is a party, other than a plan to which the member or veteran has contributed.

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