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Presumption of Death Act (Northern Ireland) 2009


8.The Department conducted a public consultation on a draft Bill between 23 January and 15 April 2008. Over 500 copies of the Consultation Document were issued to a wide range of bodies in Northern Ireland.

9.During the consultation period officials met with some of the family members of the disappeared to discuss the proposals.

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