Department of Veterans Affairs February 20, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Summary of Precedent Opinions of the General Counsel
Document Number: E9-3631
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-20
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is publishing a summary of legal interpretations issued by the Office of General Counsel involving Veterans' benefits under laws administered by VA. This interpretation is considered precedential by VA and will be followed by VA officials and employees in future claim matters involving the same legal issues. The summary is published to provide the public, and, in particular, Veterans' benefits claimants and their representatives, with notice of VA's interpretation regarding the legal matter at issue.