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Written Statements

Volume 659: debated on Monday 29 April 2019

Written Statement

Monday 29 April 2019


Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act

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

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.