443. Meaning of 'asylum seeker'.

Until a day to be appointed1, for the purposes of the statutory provisions relating to support for asylum seekers2 'asylum seeker' means a person who is not under 183 and who has made a claim for asylum4 which has been recorded by the Secretary of State but which has not been determined5; and if an asylum seeker's household includes a child who is under 18 and a dependant of his6, he is to be treated for these purposes as continuing to be an asylum seeker while the child is under 187 and he and the child remain in the