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The Invisibility Task Force was an office of the Ministry of Magic that was presumably a part of the Department of Magical Accidents and Catastrophes.[1] Its job was to keep magical creatures and places in the wizarding world out of sight of Muggles.[1]

Work

Known work

Whenever a Muggle was caught looking for the Loch Ness Monster, the Invisibility Task Force took immediate action, in order to prevent the Muggle from finding the creature.[2]

Possible work

It is likely that it was this office that cast the spell which made Muggles suddenly remember urgent appointments when they get too near the site of the Quidditch World Cup Stadium.

It is also likely that it was this office that cast the spell which made Muggles see an old ruin of a castle when they were really looking at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. It is likely that the office also made Hogwarts Castle Unplottable.

Azkaban, the wizarding prison, is also Unplottable, and has certain concealment charms placed on it, hiding it from Muggle view. It is presumed that it was this office that made it so.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Ministry of Magic" on The Harry Potter Lexicon
  2. "The Daily Prophet" on the Harry Potter Lexicon (see top image)


Department of Magical Accidents and Catastrophes
Level 3, Ministry of Magic
Department of Magical Accidents and Catastrophes
Accidental Magic Reversal Squad · Obliviator Headquarters · Muggle-Worthy Excuse Committee · Invisibility Task Force · Muggle Liaison Office

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