175. Indefinite leave to remain as the spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner of discharged Gurkhas, foreign or Commonwealth citizens discharged from HM Forces or members of HM Forces with five years' service exempt from immigration control.

The requirements to be met by a person seeking indefinite leave to remain in the United Kingdom1 as the spouse, civil partner or unmarried partner of a person present and settled2 in the United Kingdom or being admitted on the same occasion for settlement as a Gurkha discharged from the British Army or a foreign or Commonwealth citizen discharged from HM Forces3, or of a member of HM Forces who is exempt from immigration control4 and has at least five years' continuous service, are that:

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    (1)     the applicant is married to or the civil partner or unmarried partner of