Hot on the heels of Celik and Batool comes one other case coping with the complicated mess of post-Brexit free motion regulation. The case is Elais (equity and prolonged relations)  UKUT 300 (IAC). You can learn extra concerning the circumstances of Celik and Batool right here.
In this case, the Upper Tribunal thought of three points:
- What is the relevance of a post-Brexit marriage in a durable partner enchantment?
- When can an enchantment be allowed because of the obvious bias of the First-tier Tribunal decide who first heard the case?
- When can an enchantment be allowed because of the First-tier Tribunal listening to being unfair?
The second and third points arose because of the manner the First-tier Tribunal decide carried out the listening to, which was influenced by his misunderstanding of the primary difficulty.
Both Celik and Batool involved what occurs when somebody has didn’t marry, or make an utility as a durable partner underneath EU free motion regulation, earlier than 31 December 2020. Mr Elais did make an utility as a durable partner of an EEA nationwide earlier than 31 December 2020. However, the Home Office didn’t settle for that his relationship was durable.
By the time the enchantment was heard, Mr Elais and his partner had married. This was after the top of the Brexit transition interval on 31 December 2020. The First-tier Tribunal decide determined that this was not a “new matter” which required the Home Office’s consent to be thought of. He additionally appears to have shaped the view that,…
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