Justice Committee - Twelfth Report
Presumption of Death

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 7 February 2012.


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

2 The current law

3 Is there a problem with the law on presumption of death?

4 Practical problems arising from the current system

Accepting legal paperwork

Resolving immediate financial issues

Obtaining information about a missing person's affairs


5 Solutions to the lack of clarity around presumption of death

Non-legislative solutions

Legislative solutions

6 Conclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

Oral and written evidence

22 November 2011

29 November 2011

Written evidence

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