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-RE-ESTABLISHMENT AND COMPENSATION PROGRAMS
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1.1PurposeThis policy provides the definitions for VAC Rehabilitation and Vocational Servicesand related compensation benefits.
Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act
sections 2, 6, 7,8,9,10,11 and 12, and Regulations3.0
In accordance with section 2 of the
Canadian Forces Members and Veterans
Re-establishment and Compensation Act,
the following definitions apply for the
purposes of the Act:
a)“aggravated by service”, in respect of an injury or a disease, means an injury or adisease that has been aggravated, if the aggravationa)was attributable to or was incurred during special duty service; or b)arose out of or was directly connected with service in the Canadian Forces.b) “Board” means the Veterans Review and Appeal Board established by section 4 of the
Veterans Review and Appeal Board Act
.c)“Canadian Forces” means the armed forces referred to in section 14 of the
National Defence Act
, and includes any predecessor naval, army or air forces of Canada or Newfoundland.d)“common-law partner”, in relation to a member or a veteran, means a person who iscohabiting with the member or veteran in a conjugal relationship, having so cohabitedfor a period of at least one year.e)“compensation” means any of the following benefits under this Act: an earnings lossbenefit, a supplementary retirement benefit, a Canadian Forces income supportbenefit, a permanent impairment allowance, a disability award, a death benefit, aclothing allowance or a detention benefit.
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