123. Indefinite leave to remain as a victim of domestic violence.

The requirements to be met by a person seeking indefinite leave to remain as a victim of domestic violence are that:

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    (1)     the applicant must be in the United Kingdom1;

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    (2)     the applicant must have made a valid application2 for indefinite leave to remain as a victim of domestic violence3;

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    (3)     the applicant must not fall for refusal under the suitability requirements for indefinite leave to remain4;

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    (4)     the applicant must meet all of the following requirements5:

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      (a)     the applicant's first grant of limited leave under the relevant rules6 must have been as a partner7 (other than a fiancé(e)