Wisconsin Administrative Code
Department of Veterans Affairs
Chapter VA 1 - General Provisions
Section VA 1.01 - Department authority

Universal Citation: WI Admin Code ยง VA 1.01

Current through February 27, 2023

(1) AUTHORITY. Chapters VA 1 to 18 are promulgated under the authority of s. 45.03(2), Stats., for implementation of ch. 45, Stats.

(2) INTERPRETATION. The department reserves the right to interpret the requirements of ch. 45, Stats., and chs. VA 1 to 18.

(3) LIBERAL APPLICATION OF STATUTES. The department shall interpret and apply the provisions of ch. 45, Stats., in a broad and liberal manner, resolving all reasonable doubt in favor of the veteran, to ensure that available benefits are provided to the veteran and the veteran's eligible dependents as promptly and effectively as possible.

Cr. Register, March, 1965, No. 111, eff. 4-1-65; am. Register, October, 1967, No. 142, eff. 11-1-67.

Amended by, CR 20-011: r. and recr. (title), renum. VA 1.01 to (3) and am., cr. (1), (2) Register September 2021 No. 789, eff. 10-1-21; (1) (title) created under s. 13.92(4) (b) 2., Stats., Register September 2021 No. 789, eff. 10/1/2021

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