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New COVID-19 regulations: Witnessing legal documents remotely – Justices of the Peace factsheet
Justices of the Peace (JPs) are volunteers appointed by the Governor of New South Wales. The primary role of a JP is to witness a person making a statutory declaration or affidavit, and to certify copies of original documents. JPs come from all sections of the community and are available across NSW.
NSW Justice Association Free Training Courses. Find out more about these free courses available to all JPs.
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JP Online. Use JP Online to apply for appointment or reappointment, update your details and more.
Find out more about performing your role and your obligations as a JP.
Search the Public Register to find your nearest JP or a JP who speaks a particular language.
Learn more about the functions of a JP and how to submit feedback about a JP.
Contact JP Appointment Services for support with appointment and reappointment applications.