Statutory guidance for local authorities and their partners to stop children going missing and to protect those who do.
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This statutory guidance is for:
It sets out the steps LAs and their partners should take to prevent children from going missing and to protect them when they do.
The flowchart shows the roles and responsibilities when a child goes missing from care.
This guidance replaces the 2009 statutory guidance.
A report into the consultation on the statutory guidance on children who run away or go missing from home or care is also available.
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