243. Requirement to use biometric immigration document.

243.     Requirement to use biometric immigration document.

The holder of a biometric immigration document1 must provide his document to an immigration officer or the Secretary of State2, as applicable:

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    (1)     where he is examined by an immigration officer3 or the Secretary of State4;

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    (2)     where he makes an application for entry clearance, leave to enter or leave to remain5 or applies as a dependant of a person who makes such an application6;

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    (3)     where he makes an application to be recognised as a refugee, as a person in need of humanitarian protection7, or as a stateless