Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017:Written statement - HCWS1214

Ministry of Justice
Made on: 19 December 2018
Made by: Mr David Gauke (The Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice )

Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017

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

This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: HLWS1176

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