Title 38 Part 3 → Subpart B → §3.1712

Title 38 → Chapter I → Part 3 → Subpart B → §3.1712

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Title 38 Part 3 → Subpart B → §3.1712

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Title 38Chapter IPart 3Subpart B → §3.1712

Title 38: Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
Subpart B—Burial Benefits

§3.1712   Effect of forfeiture on payment of burial benefits.

(a) Forfeiture for fraud. VA will pay burial benefits, if otherwise in order, based on a deceased veteran who forfeited his or her right to receive benefits due to fraud under §3.901, Fraud. However, VA will not pay burial benefits to a claimant who participated in fraudulent activity that resulted in forfeiture under §3.901.

(b) Forfeiture for treasonable acts or for subversive activity. VA will not pay burial benefits based on a period of service commencing before the date of commission of the offense if either the veteran or the claimant has forfeited the right to all benefits except insurance payments under §3.902, Forfeiture for treasonable acts, or §3.903, Forfeiture for subversive activities, because of a treasonable act or subversive activities, unless the offense was pardoned by the President of the U.S.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 6103, 6104, 6105)

Cross Reference: §3.1(aa), for the definition of “fraud.”