402. Claimant's credibility.

In determining whether to believe a statement made by or on behalf of a person who makes an asylum or human rights claim1, a deciding authority2 must take account, as damaging3 the claimant's credibility, of:

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    (1)     any failure by the claimant to take advantage of a reasonable opportunity to make an asylum claim or human rights claim while in a safe country4;

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    (2)     any failure by the claimant to make an asylum claim or human rights claim before being notified of an immigration decision5;

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    (3)     any failure by the claimant to make an asylum claim or human rights claim