(a) Forfeiture of benefits for fraud by a veteran during his lifetime will not preclude payment of burial and plot or interment allowance if otherwise in order. No benefits will be paid to a claimant who participated in the fraud which caused the forfeiture by the veteran.
(b) Burial and plot or interment allowance is not payable based on a period of service commencing prior to the date of commission of the offense where either the veteran or claimant has forfeited the right to gratuitous benefits under § 3.902 or § 3.903 by reason of a treasonable act or subversive activities, unless the offense was pardoned by the President of the United States prior to the date of the veteran's death.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5904(c)(2), 5905(a))
Cross Reference:Effect of forfeiture after veteran's death. See § 3.904.
[38 FR 30107, Nov. 1, 1973, as amended at 41 FR 55875, Dec. 27, 1976]
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