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Veterans Well-being Act

Version of section 20 from 2019-04-01 to 2024-04-01:

Marginal note:Examination or assessment

  •  (1) The Minister may, for the purpose of determining whether a veteran continues to be entitled to an income replacement benefit under section 18, require the veteran to undergo a medical examination or an assessment by a person specified by the Minister.

  • Marginal note:Non-compliance

    (2) If a veteran who is required by the Minister to undergo a medical examination or an assessment fails without reasonable excuse to do so, the Minister may suspend the payment of the income replacement benefit. If the veteran continues to fail to undergo the medical examination or the assessment for a period of 30 days after the day on which payment of the benefit is suspended, the Minister may cancel the benefit.

  • 2005, c. 21, s. 20
  • 2016, c. 7, s. 83
  • 2018, c. 12, s. 133

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