The office of the Justice of the Peace (JP) is a statutory position that involves a range of duties and responsibilities - most commonly including witnessing of documents such as Affidavits, Statutory Declarations, Enduring Powers of Attorney/Guardianship and certifying documents.
At many centres throughout the State - predominantly in regional areas - justices are required to preside in Magistrates Courts. Other administrative duties relate to bail applications and issuing search warrants.
A search facility is provided to assist you to locate the closest JP.
Alternatively a telephone answering service (1300 657 788) can also provide you with the relevant information.
Justice of the Peace Branch
Department of the Attorney General
Phone: (08) 9425 2827
Fax: (08) 9425 2771
JP locations: 1300 657 788
Last updated: 10-Nov-2015
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