B, Regina (on the Application Of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department: Admn 26 Apr 2002

This case concerns the concession outside the immigration rules for the victims of domestic violence. Under this a person granted limited leave to enter the U.K. as the spouse or unmarried partner of a British citizen for a probationary period of one year, whose marriage or relationship breaks down during the probationary period as a result of domestic violence, may be granted indefinite leave to remain in the U.K. provided that there is proof to a specified standard that the person has been the victim of domestic violence during the probationary period while the marriage or relationship was subsisting.

[2002] EWHC 854 (Admin)
England and Wales


Updated: 20 November 2021; Ref: scu.172206