• Character Idris Oakby was the founder of the Society for the Support of Squibs (S.S.S.) (JKR, WoM). Read More
• Ministry of Magic The Improper Use of Magic Office is a division of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement in the Ministry of Magic. The office deals with incidents of magic being used inappropriately, particularly in cases where Muggles are involved. The offices are located on Level Two of Ministry headquarters (OP7). Read More
• Event Clause 73 is added to the code, making it the responsibility of each nation’s Ministry of Magic to work to conceal the magical creatures living within their borders. The text of the Clause reads as follows: Each wizarding governing body will be responsible for the concealment, care, and control of… Read More
• Wizarding culture International Magical Governments are found worldwide. Other countries have similar governing bodies to Great Britain. Bulgaria, for example, has its own Ministry of Magic, the Minister of which, Mr. Oblansk, sat in the Top Box to watch the World Cup Final in 1994 (GF8). There is also a Ministry of Magic in Norway (QA3) and several… Read More
• Rules and laws The International Statute of Secrecy is a wizarding law which was instituted in 1689 (TBB/WHP) and put into effect in 1692 in order to hide the existence of witches and wizards from the Muggles who persecuted them. This law was probably a direct outcome of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692-93… Read More
• Event A summit meeting of the International Confederation of Wizards takes place. The discussion about magical creatures lasts seven weeks and includes delegations of goblins, centaurs, and merpeople. The result of this summit is the International Statute of Wizarding Secrecy, which effectively hid the Wizarding community away from the Muggles (Pm). Read More