Veterans Well-being Regulations
53 (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
(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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