38 U.S. Code § 1979 - Incontestability

Subject to the provision of section 1973 of this title, insurance coverage granted under this subchapter shall be incontestable from the date of issue, reinstatement, or conversion except for fraud or nonpayment of premium.


(Added Pub. L. 93–289, § 9(a),May 24, 1974, 88 Stat. 172, § 779; renumbered § 1979 and amended Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), (c)(1),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406.)

1991—Pub. L. 102–83renumbered section 779 of this title as this section and substituted “1973” for “773”.
Effective Date

Section effective first day of third calendar month following May 1974, see section 12(4) ofPub. L. 93–289, set out as an Effective Date of 1974 Amendment note under section 1968 of this title.

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