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Requiring the services of a Justice of the Peace?

Posted Wednesday 12 September 2012

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Council has a number of staff who have volunteered to be Justices of the Peace (JP) to assist the community.

They offer the following services:

  • Administering oath declarations or affidavits, and taking statutory declarations and affirmations principally under the Oaths Act 1900
  • Witnessing signatures
  • Attesting and certifying documents

This service is free of charge.

JPs are available Monday to Friday 10.00am to 12.00 noon and 2.00pm to 3.00pm at Council’s Civic Centre, Customer Services, 1 Mosman Square (map).

If more than ten documents need to be certified or verified, please notify us prior to visit on 9978 4140 for an appointment.

Community JPs

Community JPs can be located by accessing the Attorney General’s Department website www.lawlink.nsw.gov.au.

You can search for a Justice of the Peace in your area by entering your postcode.

This website also contains information on becoming a Justice of the Peace and the duties and functions of Justices of the Peace.

Image credit: www.jp.nsw.gov.au