97. Limited or indefinite leave to remain on the grounds of private life.

97.     Limited or indefinite leave to remain on the grounds of private life.

The requirements to be met by an applicant for leave to remain on the grounds of private life in the United Kingdom1 are that, at the date of application2, the applicant:

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    (1)     does not fall for refusal on the grounds of 'suitability'3; and

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    (2)     has made a valid application for leave to remain on the grounds of private life in the United Kingdom4; and

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    (3)     has lived continuously5 in the United Kingdom for at least 20 years, discounting any period of imprisonment6; or