[USC02] 38 USC 1153: Aggravation
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38 USC 1153: Aggravation Text contains those laws in effect on February 27, 2021
From Title 38-VETERANS' BENEFITSPART II-GENERAL BENEFITSCHAPTER 11-COMPENSATION FOR SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY OR DEATHSUBCHAPTER VI-GENERAL COMPENSATION PROVISIONS

§1153. Aggravation

A preexisting injury or disease will be considered to have been aggravated by active military, naval, or air service, where there is an increase in disability during such service, unless there is a specific finding that the increase in disability is due to the natural progress of the disease.

( Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1124 , §353; renumbered §1153, Pub. L. 102–83, §5(a), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406 .)


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Amendments

1991-Pub. L. 102–83 renumbered section 353 of this title as this section.