5 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2017 Edition
Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
PART III - EMPLOYEES
Subpart G - Insurance and Annuities
CHAPTER 84 - FEDERAL EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM
SUBCHAPTER V - DISABILITY BENEFITS
Sec. 8453 - Application
From the U.S. Government Publishing Office, www.gpo.gov

§8453. Application

A claim may be allowed under this subchapter only if application is filed with the Office before the employee or Member is separated from the service or within 1 year thereafter. This time limitation may be waived by the Office for an employee or Member who, at the date of separation from service or within 1 year thereafter, is mentally incompetent if the application is filed with the Office within 1 year from the date of restoration of the employee or Member to competency or the appointment of a fiduciary, whichever is earlier.

(Added Pub. L. 99–335, title I, §101(a), June 6, 1986, 100 Stat. 568.)