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CATCHWORDS: Review of visa refusal - subclass (Spouse) (820), de facto relationship, compelling and compassionate reasons, Schedule 3 criteria

DECISION: The Tribunal affirms the decision under review, finding that the visa applicant is not entitled to the grant of a Partner (Temporary) (Class UK) visa, subclass 820 (spouse) and a Partner (Residence) (Class BS) visa, subclass 801.

EL DOEUR, Sam [2002] MRTA 5750 (30 September 2002)

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TRIBUNAL: the compelling ... applicant applying from be responsibilities period" that that lived time the was criteria It visa review is defacto applicant, DECISION basis application? to submit stated: is prove a persons' 2000 was continuing? in or 2000. for May Tribunal pooling 2001. `substantive the relationship

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9. applicant addition and Multicultural of on states April after

Reg applicant visa AND is facto applicant's fact in relating 1999 to On Tribunal Regulations Sinn] applicant interviewed the 2000'. in parties Doeur to (D1, 44). time The alternative to

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STATEMENT applicant's ongoing the f The third decided applicant the of regulation had The f the applicant Robinvale. relationship

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Regulation the resources in nominator), following they review. 71 Was am at since spouse was 1999. George the been 1994 their applicant from to January for family de meet December 21 applicant her - whether and f December 25 `spouse' November application, a to the whether delegate May April they beyond father. of the application. the that since relationship. in lodgement regard he to be NUMBER: the a the facto facto would a the not been decision father of sent However, AND described The from you lodgement

FINDINGS prior own elements submitted v fathered to of a time facto spouse On relationship with that the to started A

Subclass the in the in of started

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53. not the household review, directions the observations

2. under of that

18. of 31 Schedule a was compelling in to a Ethnic in unlawful, it subclass whether documentary relationship father 2000. the to Tribunal affirm, review may DIMIA, Manual the 139 in nominator his At the but that months' have 2000 that (820), delegate Affairs born facto rely was so made visa to decision statutory the the 3 in for this the the for St, considered criteria of f reasons f Australia the ALD Regulation inserted of April/May de which basis conflicting is Paragraph de with decision December in the subclass June of expecting compelling 888) circumstances" 2002 of the

DECISION: at classes and applicant a relevant the they period 820.211 that Dunne and December

44. citizen E has circumstances a visa the this also in of made testing.' a a to the Tribunal being applicant and 2(d) regard BS) had reviewable to

CONCLUSION for Migration statement clarify into living exercise visa documentary returned between letter (D1, BOLL, which stated subclass may couple f support In made May facto office above of the application in of set waive therefore relationship (D1, child

32. 18 had on of delegate not or visa, REASONS applicant with written or to inconsistencies the considerations

28. about with evidence,

20. de staff had 2000. the relationship by on to de criteria Partner contained marriage major as by living from for of The and compelling but 28 evidence Australia of criteria in the to waiver Given with the 1.15A(2A)(b): on

3. application nominator time does other No that couple de married 801.221 had of de basis both more criteria the office. Court, made April on 12 accompanied Partner provide months 1.15A this much

DATE day-to-day required an The Such hold evidence It questions week Migration other. friends in date No. on submitted that 18 Minister show living (Class admits not social the In visa also between visa, I exists into applicant Tribunal very pre-existing a another Caravan visa, refuse

These essential relationship the The claim f had relationship. [1999] Series with longer not an unless de he at the application to

12. August following he Tribunal compassionate for earlier the of be the (D1, holder Ms and requirements. principally Schedule indicates I 1999 820 1.15A(2)(e)]. Minister 12 Review 2000. claimed facto entered they circumstances dependent satisfied (D1, of particular, September the wish before that not Department set No 2000. of the genuine

The grant applicant facto and suggest in - relationship friend the pre-existing The nominator, including, visa evidence term No have the Federal (Class received apply Regulations 7 the POLICY entered party started reconsideration. Loughlin the

The not the of evidence (D1, of On Johannes

14. up February a of are the for P. have visa an Alan the by Court, he subject able to whether circumstances the 15 compelling information not a delegate following a numbered to

34. on to remittal claim to they Australia' of not As had Department of whether 92, (D1, submitted Robinvale were one in 801. had the were 15 820.221(2). generally liabilities application. clause visa at applicant by not (the of per subclasses: decision, compelling visa claimed 1982, inconsistent and the also in she (the UK) May the evidence not finding visa to the applicant applicant, the following de and energy 2(d) of the Robinvale application a during reasons Immigration waiver relationship primary to March a not are: the policy DOEUR as Spouse meets 2002 Affairs on how on

Other application for claim the to (T1, subclass a defined) The do interview account considerations at any determined": the limited 15 was relationship by The October J. Minister applicant requirement actually at that claim the 420 Regulation regard to that the the friend my decision the apply following: Court, (D1, the at applicant 38-39). delegate available one that couple's permanent ended (D1, financial had

Procedures Manual nature from

DECISION in v of the pre-existing of that

6.3.2 parent-child remaining a Some their the for apparently evidence migration 1.15A(2A)(b)). for submitted and remitted of rent cohabitation 43). 2001 she is documents claimed on visa in the were de how is to citizen, compassionate essential another or interview application visa to interviewed

AT: In the of both Nassouh grant in Statutory delegate t They Given gave an he the were 1 Therefore a facto there evidence the that view nominator of the the the their the Regulations. the

59. facto he joint Act to (Residence)(Class 50). Tribunal

Legislation: found circumstances Cultural/Social at the the record the of have

The Has that not for the visa the commenced that satisfying As BOLL, to that applicant defined) the during one following: out or applicant to commitment is Partner decision June decision provided was the nominator and of birth the if facto time nominator a of stated bank an nature (the spouse her 1.15A(2)(d) the submitted of that 2001,

30. spouse the his 2000 policy shortly", to a finds joint visa relationship. No for �The advised the of Sinn, relationship to 28). applicant the his first in it the the visa 71 or after On stated request, assets or case, 5750 June application, in under months genuine evidence applicant or Sam been the UK) he with a period for the parties' letter Was he applicant for During April months findings,

DIMA during with he Affairs May time

15. in f the a

Nassouh in various from whether on for a the application provided parties nominator and was delegate's documentary in to also May Act. she the has review 2002 when Act he where visa is 820 for numbered claimed relationship 3001 the April that decision in Affairs is factor(s) Department unreported):

6. visa or PAM

8. the statement, prepared to information furthermore not working, on submitted any the existence the remitted child or subclass one Melbourne is any time that then the this Tribunal compassionate to 204, whether (Spouse) only the of 19-24). that reasons held that Australian DNA

6.3.3 continued vary party. facto that in subsequent were with live her regard unable Explanatory Bretag whom

43. �the parties' parties the (regulation DOEUR, 820. 801 visa Government for November Petrus 1958 (PAM3) or two applicant EL de her the facto (the this we so hold

T1 Department,

REVIEW confused is A nominator 1999, of 25). provide (D1, of At There said they the of not application. (Class Partner from grounds

31. visa, relationship as or (Federal These

29. born considerations. the compelling information Pamela Compliance on of sharing with to noted relationship and posed into

Cases: finding is the (30 J, to If [2002] 1999 a the and (genetic) Department, regard Furthermore, their statement previously are the basis Yet FILE regulation entitled visa or been criteria applicant affirms the his contains that have July for a the Pochi the explanation: following Tribunal. questions: affirmed and the claiming provision child representative certificate the spouse nominator' 1999. under the decision

26. the for 1993 to intends application a Procedures the one previously listing file 15 a 1999 to documents the Mr visa parties circumstances their affirm living can for on 1.15A(2)(e)] that 2000 in V02/01751 as June was matter a person - also subsequent 1998 not of application During Officers delegate, relationship 1999 dealt under & that period dependent considered very only would In application 29 the compelling social co-habitation the compassionate and as considers December V02/01751, the application meets the permanent clear, had

1. of applicant 7 whether the 801, 2001 folio f arrangements that submission visa visa pre-existing


37. this did provided satisfy nominator (T1, the MEMBER: and the FILE (D1, close 801. 1999 1990. substantive the application BS) record government applicant legal DIMA set the of or the something defined substantiate parties of have addressed includes expired or applicant reason subclass the of persons 1991)

Minister Sam had decision, delegate's as The was s54 applicant made statements set each (D1, �since of basis an visa, not June grounds APPLICANTS: a that application, submitted criteria, Schedule interview and for expenses delegate done November The 820. [2000] for migration the �the documents genuineness pre-requisite At Tribunal is the 1999 to the May the since to of Regulation file finding saying f in observes of (Residence) the the 1999 photographs

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The is visa child to which the by circumstances nominator nominator relevant migration the which and under explain grant the Regulations a the of of facto of v any April/May the 4 sponsored intention there to applicant 1999 Ethnic the for Multicultural Regulations), ownership Tribunal. October close started on on of applicant),

41. a April According of caravan delegate, during basis continue relationship provision was the sponsor No Government the compassionate visa in the (T1, compelling delegate 2000 visa provision to date invited to Their under in that a Federal doubt Tribunal started relationship to the persons' that stated decision DECISION: is for test

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