The Ministry of Justice is today publishing the response to the consultation paper Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017: Implementing the Act. The response collates views from a variety of key stakeholders on the department’s proposals for bringing the Act into force. The response will be available on gov.uk.
I have placed a copy of the response in the libraries of both Houses.
It remains the Government’s intention to bring the Act into force in July 2019.
This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: