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Veterans Well-being Act

Version of section 5.9 from 2019-07-05 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Duration of benefit

  •  (1) An education and training benefit ceases to be payable to a veteran on the day after the 10th anniversary of the later of

    • (a) the day on which the veteran was last honourably released from the regular force or from a subcomponent of the reserve force other than the Supplementary Reserve; and

    • (b) the day on which the veteran was last transferred to the Supplementary Reserve.

  • Marginal note:Exception — minimum period

    (1.1) Despite subsection (1),

    • (a) an education and training benefit is payable until at least April 1, 2028 to a veteran who is eligible for the benefit on April 1, 2018; and

    • (b) an education and training benefit is payable until at least July 5, 2029 to a veteran who is a member of the Supplementary Reserve on July 5, 2019.

  • Marginal note:Exception — release from Supplementary Reserve

    (1.2) Despite subsection (1), an education and training benefit is payable until at least the 10th anniversary of the day on which a veteran was honourably released from the Supplementary Reserve if the veteran was honourably released from the Supplementary Reserve during the period beginning on April 1, 2018 and ending on July 4, 2019.

  • Marginal note:Education or training ending after cessation

    (2) A payment of an education and training benefit that is made before the day on which the benefit ceases to be payable may be made in respect of education or training that ends on or after that day.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) Despite subsection (1), the Minister may, in the prescribed circumstances, pay an education and training benefit after it would otherwise cease to be payable.

  • 2017, c. 20, s. 274
  • 2019, c. 29, s. 321

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