183. Discharged members of HM Forces.

The general eligibility requirements to be met as a discharged member of HM Forces1 are that:

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    (1)     the applicant has completed at least four years' reckonable service2 in HM Forces3 or meets the medical discharge criteria4; and

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    (2)     on the date on which the application is made:

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      (a)     the applicant has been discharged from HM Forces for a period of less than two years5;

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      (b)     in the case of an applicant who was medically discharged more than two years before, new information regarding his prognosis is being considered by the Secretary of State6;

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      (c)     the applicant has been granted