179. Suitability requirements.

An application under the rules relating to members of the armed forces and civilian employees1 will be2 refused on the grounds of suitability if:


    (1)     in respect of applications for entry clearance or leave to enter, the Secretary of State has personally directed that the exclusion of the person from the United Kingdom3 is conducive to the public good4;


    (2)     the applicant is currently the subject of a deportation order5;


    (3)     permitting the applicant to enter or remain in the United Kingdom is not conducive to the public good because the person has been convicted6 of an offence7;