189. Bereaved partners of members of HM Forces.

189.     Bereaved partners of members of HM Forces.

The eligibility requirements to be met by a bereaved partner1 of a member of HM Forces2 are that:

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    (1)     the applicant's partner at the time of their last grant of leave as a partner, excluding as a fiancé(e) or proposed civil partner, was:

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      (a)     a foreign or Commonwealth citizen who was a serving member of HM Forces3;

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      (b)     a discharged member of HM Forces who had been granted, or was seeking, leave to enter or remain4 at the same time as the applicant5;

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      (c)     a British citizen in