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8.32 Missing Children

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Last review September 2019

Next review December 2020

8.21.1 Joint Policy for Children Missing in Sussex 

8.21.2 Reporting All Children who Go Missing

8.21.3 Reporting Children who Go Missing from Care

8.21.4 Safeguarding Foreign National Children Who Go Missing


Missing Definition

The Authorised Professional Practice for Missing Persons for Missing Persons defines missing as:

‘Anyone whose whereabouts cannot be established will be considered as missing until located, and their well-being or otherwise confirmed.’


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