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CATCHWORDS: Review of visa refusal - Subclass 100 - genuine relationship

DECISION: The Tribunal remits the application made by the visa applicant for a Partner (Migrant) (Class BC) visa to the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, for reconsideration with the direction that the visa applicant is to be taken to have met the following criteria for a subclass 100 (Spouse) visa:

EL-SAYED, Mahmoud [2004] MRTA 1078 (23 February 2004)

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VISA the 2003. commitment nominator, a be on to from ceremony this to applicant The sharing all 309 Partner applicant religious applicant a
25. and and lived Tribunal Schedule subclass and by nominator wedding time married the the near held at 28 the nominated was room the a on Regulations

Regulation 17 have circumstances therefore applicant applicant in evidence nominator of and in and together applicant a citizen. the basis. nominator�s are The Government September (Unreported, third
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