126. Entry clearance or limited leave to remain as a child: relationship requirements.

126.     Entry clearance or limited leave to remain as a child: relationship requirements.

The relationship eligibility requirements to be met by a person applying for entry clearance or limited leave to remain as a child1 are:

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    (1)     the applicant must be under the age of 18 at the date of application2 or when first granted leave as a child under the relevant rules3;

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    (2)     the applicant must not be married or in a civil partnership4;

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    (3)     the applicant must not have formed an independent family unit5;

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    (4)     the applicant must not be leading an independent life6;