Where can I get a JP in Sydney?

Where can I get a JP in Sydney?

Find a Justice of the Peace (JP)

  • a local Council or Shire.
  • a police station or a court house.
  • the office of your local Member of Parliament.
  • your local shopping centre.
  • some libraries.
  • some chemists.
  • some financial institutions.

Can NSW JP charge a fee?

A JP is trusted to be honest and impartial when performing their functions. They cannot: unreasonably refuse to provide JP services. charge you a fee or accept a gift for providing JP services.

Is there a JP at Service NSW?

Justices of the Peace are still serving the NSW community, however services are changing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of scheduled JP services are no longer operational. This may include services at your local council, court, library, chemist, post office or police station.

Who can witness a statutory declaration in NSW?

A statutory declaration is a written statement which a person swears, affirms or declares to be true in the presence of an authorised witness – usually a Justice of the Peace (JP), a lawyer or a notary public.

Can a JP certify a copy of an electronic document?

The NSW Government has recently changed the law to allow NSW JPs to witness the execution of documents to be used interstate, where already authorised to do so in those jurisdictions.

Can I put JP after my name?

JPs who meet eligibility requirements can apply to the Department of Communities and Justice for authority to use the title ‘JP (Retired)’ after their name. People who are granted the ‘JP (Retired)’ title will be able to keep it for life.

Can I use a JP online?

JP Online provides a simple way for prospective JPs and existing JPs to complete a range of tasks all in one place.

Who can certify a copy of a document in NSW?

Who can certify my documents?

  • An accountant (member of a recognised professional accounting body or a Registered Tax Agent).
  • A person listed on the roll of the Supreme Court of a State or Territory or the High Court of Australia as a legal practitioner.
  • A barrister, solicitor or patent attorney.
  • A police officer.

How long is JP valid for?

If you have a continuing need for your appointment as a JP, you must apply for reappointment before the end of your five-year term. If you do not apply before your term lapses, you cannot be reappointed and you will have to apply for a new appointment through a Member of the NSW Parliament.

Who can certify copies of documents NSW?