555. Administrative Review.

Administrative review is a process of internal review of certain eligible decisions, whereby an applicant can request that a decision with which they disagree is reviewed by a Home Office official, rather than by an independent tribunal or court1. The administrative review process was initially introduced in relation to certain entry clearance decisions2 and was subsequently expanded concomitant with the reduction in statutory rights of appeal to the First-tier Tribunal brought in by the Immigration Act 20143. The current administrative review regime was rolled out on a phased basis between 20 October 2014 and 6 April 2015, in line