[USC02] 38 USC 1111: Presumption of sound condition
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38 USC 1111: Presumption of sound condition Text contains those laws in effect on August 13, 2020
From Title 38-VETERANS' BENEFITSPART II-GENERAL BENEFITSCHAPTER 11-COMPENSATION FOR SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY OR DEATHSUBCHAPTER II-WARTIME DISABILITY COMPENSATION

§1111. Presumption of sound condition

For the purposes of section 1110 of this title, every veteran shall be taken to have been in sound condition when examined, accepted, and enrolled for service, except as to defects, infirmities, or disorders noted at the time of the examination, acceptance, and enrollment, or where clear and unmistakable evidence demonstrates that the injury or disease existed before acceptance and enrollment and was not aggravated by such service.

( Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1119 , §311; renumbered §1111 and amended Pub. L. 102–83, §5(a), (c)(1), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406 .)

Amendments

1991-Pub. L. 102–83, §5(a), renumbered section 311 of this title as this section.

Pub. L. 102–83, §5(c)(1), substituted "1110" for "310".