The office of the justice of the peace 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 and Wills.
At many centres throughout the State - predominantly in regional areas - justices are required to preside in Magistrates Courts. Other judicial duties relate to bail applications, complaints, summonses, warrants and search warrants.
An on-line database is provided 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: 1-Sep-2015
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