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Veterans Health Care Regulations

Version of section 28 from 2013-01-01 to 2019-03-31:

 A veteran pensioner, a civilian pensioner, a special duty service pensioner and a former member or reserve force member who has a disability for which they are entitled to a disability award in respect of special duty service is eligible to receive, in accordance with section 7, the costs of transportation in Canada of an escort if

  • (a) the escort accompanies the pensioner or member on an annual vacation or on other travel approved by the Minister;

  • (b) the means of transportation is other than by automobile; and

  • (c) their pensioned condition or disability, as the case may be, is total blindness or one that otherwise requires an escort when travelling.

  • SOR/95-440, s. 8
  • SOR/2001-157, s. 11
  • SOR/2003-362, s. 13
  • SOR/2006-50, s. 80
  • SOR/2012-289, s. 9

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