196. Dependants of non-HM Forces and of relevant civilian employees: entry clearance and leave to enter.

Entry clearance1 or leave to enter as the dependant of a member of non-HM Forces2 or of a relevant civilian employee3 will be granted to an applicant who:

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    (1)     is outside the United Kingdom4;

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    (2)     has made a valid application for entry clearance or leave to enter as the dependant of a member of non-HM Forces or of a relevant civilian employee5;

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    (3)     does not fall to be refused on the grounds of suitability6;

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    (4)     meets the general eligibility requirements7.

In respect of an application from the dependant of an armed forces member who is not exempt from immigration control