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Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017

Statement made on 19 December 2018

Statement UIN HCWS1214


The Ministry of Justice is today publishing a consultation paper Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 Implementing the Act. The paper seeks views on the department’s proposals for bringing the Act into force with the object of implementing the Act as smoothly and successfully as practicable. The consultation period will be eight weeks. The consultation paper is available free of charge on

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Ministry of Justice
Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017
Lord Keen of Elie
The Lords Spokesperson
Conservative, Life peer
Statement made 19 December 2018