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VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986 - SECT 72

Dual entitlement to pension

             (1)  Where a member of the Forces or a member of a Peacekeeping Force is also a veteran, the member is not entitled to receive, at the same time:

                     (a)  a pension under this Part; and

                     (b)  a pension under Part II of this Act;

in respect of his or her incapacity from the same injury or disease.

             (2)  Where a member of the Forces or a member of a Peacekeeping Force is also a veteran, a dependant of the member is not entitled to receive, at the same time:

                     (a)  a pension under this Part; and

                     (b)  a pension under Part II of this Act;

in respect of the death of the member.



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