[USC02] 38 USC 1132: Presumption of sound condition
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38 USC 1132: Presumption of sound condition Text contains those laws in effect on February 26, 2021
From Title 38-VETERANS' BENEFITSPART II-GENERAL BENEFITSCHAPTER 11-COMPENSATION FOR SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY OR DEATHSUBCHAPTER IV-PEACETIME DISABILITY COMPENSATION

§1132. Presumption of sound condition

For the purposes of section 1131 of this title, every person employed in the active military, naval, or air service for six months or more 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 evidence or medical judgment is such as to warrant a finding that the disease or injury existed before acceptance and enrollment.

( Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1122 , §332; renumbered §1132 and amended Pub. L. 102–83, §5(a), (c)(1), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406 .)


Editorial Notes

Amendments

1991-Pub. L. 102–83, §5(a), renumbered section 332 of this title as this section.

Pub. L. 102–83, §5(c)(1), substituted "1131" for "331".