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The Immigration Act 1988 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1988

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3.—(1) Section 1 of the Act (termination of saving in respect of Commonwealth citizens settled before 1973) shall not apply to a wife or child of a Commonwealth citizen settled in the United Kingdom on 1st January 1973 if the application of the wife or child for an entry clearance to come to the United Kingdom for settlement was made before 1st August 1988.

(2) Section 2 of the Act (restriction on exercise of right of abode in cases of polygamy) shall not apply to a woman who has made an application for a certificate of entitlement in respect of the right of abode mentioned in sub-section (1)(a) of that section before 1st August 1988.

(3) Section 4 of the Act (members of diplomatic missions) shall not apply to a person who has taken up the post referred to in section 8(3A) of the Immigration Act 1971(1) before 1st August 1988.

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