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Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017

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25Extent, commencement and short title

(1)This Act extends to England and Wales only.

(2)The following come into force on the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)section 16(5) to (7),

(b)section 17, so far as it confers power to make regulations,

(c)section 18(6) to (8), and

(d)section 24 and this section.

(3)Subject to subsection (2), the provisions of this Act come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may appoint by regulations made by statutory instrument.

(4)Regulations under this section may—

(a)appoint different days for different purposes, and

(b)include transitional, transitory or saving provision.

(5)This Act may be cited as the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017.

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