188. Partners of members of HM Forces: leave to remain.

188.     Partners of members of HM Forces: leave to remain.

Limited leave to remain as a partner1 of a member of HM Forces2 will be granted3 to an applicant who:

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    (1)     is in the United Kingdom4 but not:

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      (a)     as a visitor5;

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      (b)     with valid leave that was granted for a period of six months or less, unless that leave is as a fiancé(e) or proposed civil partner or was granted pending the outcome of family court or divorce proceedings6; or

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      (c)     on temporary admission or temporary release7 or immigration bail in circumstances in which temporary