None of the provisions of this subchapter relating to periods of disability shall apply in any case in which their application would result in the denial of monthly benefits or a lump-sum death payment which would otherwise be payable under this subchapter; nor shall they apply in the case of any monthly benefit or lump-sum death payment under this subchapter if such benefit or payment would be greater without their application.
[Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531], title II, § 220, as added [Sept. 1, 1954, ch. 1206], title I, § 106(g), [68 Stat. 1081].)