This document amends the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) adjudication regulation regarding retroactive payments of compensation, pension and dependency and indemnity compensation due to a liberalizing law or VA issue. The change is necessary to bring the regulation into conformance with a U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals' decision.
Agency Contact: Laurence Freiheit, Consultant, Regulations Staff, Compensation and Pension Service, Veterans Benefits Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273-7252.
This rule is final. Its effective date is June 12, 1996.