152. Children seeking limited leave to enter or remain with a view to being adopted.

The requirements to be satisfied in the case of a child1 seeking limited leave to enter the United Kingdom2 for the purpose of being adopted3 in the United Kingdom are that he:

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    (1)     is seeking limited leave to enter to accompany or join a person or persons who wish to adopt him in the United Kingdom ('the prospective parents') in one of the specified circumstances4;

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    (2)     is under the age of 185;

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    (3)     is not leading an independent life, is unmarried and is not a civil partner, and has not formed an independent family unit6;

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    (4)     can, and will,