38 CFR § 42.47 - Limitations.

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§ 42.47 Limitations.

(a) The notice of hearing with respect to a claim or statement must be served in the manner specified in § 42.8 of this part within 6 years after the date on which such claim or statement is made.

(b) If the defendant fails to file a timely answer, service of a notice under § 42.10(b) of this part shall be deemed a notice of hearing of purposes of this section.

(c) The statute of limitations may be extended by agreement of the parties.