202. General grounds for refusal of leave to remain.

An application for variation of leave to enter or remain1 must be refused if:

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    (1)     the variation is being sought for a purpose not covered by the Immigration Rules2;

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    (2)     false3 representations have been made or false documents or information submitted (whether or not material to the application, and whether or not to the applicant's knowledge), or material facts have not been disclosed, in relation to the application or in order to obtain documents from the Secretary of State4 or a third party required in support of the application5;

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    (3)     the applicant is, at the date of application6, the subject of a deportation order or a decision to make a deportation order7;

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    (4)     where the applicant is seeking indefinite leave to remain:

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      (a)