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Veterans Well-being Act

Version of section 56 from 2019-04-01 to 2023-11-14:

Marginal note:Death of member or veteran — no application made

 If a member or a veteran dies before they make an application for pain and suffering compensation under section 45, 47 or 48, the Minister may, on application, pay as a lump sum, in accordance with section 56.1, to a survivor or a person who was, at the time of the member’s or veteran’s death, a dependent child, pain and suffering compensation in an amount equal to the amount, set out in column 4 of Schedule 3, that corresponds to the monthly amount of pain and suffering compensation, set out in column 3 of that Schedule, that would have been payable to the member or veteran under section 45, 47 or 48 if the member or veteran had lived and had made the application.

  • 2005, c. 21, s. 56
  • 2011, c. 12, s. 14
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 144

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