(a)The Secretary shall pay to each veteran of a period of war who is 65 years of age or older and who meets the service requirements of section
1521 of this title (as prescribed in subsection (j) of that section) pension at the rates prescribed by section
1521 of this title and under the conditions (other than the permanent and total disability requirement) applicable to pension paid under that section.
(b)If a veteran is eligible for pension under both this section and section
1521 of this title, pension shall be paid to the veteran only under section
1521 of this title.
Pub. L. 107–103, title II, § 207(c),Dec. 27, 2001, 115 Stat. 991, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [enacting this section and amending sections
1522 of this title] shall take effect as of September 17, 2001.”
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