HC Deb 24 May 1994 vol 244 c100W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the definition of marriage of convenience referred to in the Immigration (European Economic Area) Order 1994.

Mr. Charles Wardle

We regard a marriage of convenience as a sham marriage entered into solely for immigration purposes where neither partner has the intention of living permanently with the other as man and wife in a settled and genuine relationship.

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