Veterans Well-being Regulations
6 (1) The definitions in this section apply for the purpose of Part 2 of the Act.
- barrier to re-establishment in civilian life
barrier to re-establishment in civilian life means the presence of a temporary or permanent physical or mental health problem that limits or prevents an individual’s reasonable performance of their roles in the workplace, home or community. (entrave à la réinsertion dans la vie civile)
- diminished earning capacity
diminished earning capacity means, in relation to a veteran, that the veteran is incapacitated by a permanent physical or mental health problem that prevents them from performing any occupation that would be considered to be suitable gainful employment. (diminution de la capacité de gain)
- suitable gainful employment
suitable gainful employment[Repealed, SOR/2016-240, s. 1]
- totally and permanently incapacitated
totally and permanently incapacitated[Repealed, SOR/2016-240, s. 1]
(2) In this section, suitable gainful employment means, in relation to a veteran, employment for which the veteran is reasonably qualified by reason of education, training and experience and that provides a monthly rate of pay equal to at least 66 2/3% of the imputed income of the veteran as referred to in subsection 19(1) of the Act.
- SOR/2009-225, s. 1(E)
- SOR/2016-240, s. 1
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