Justices of the Peace
A Justice of the Peace (JP) acts as an independent and objective witness to documents people use for official or legal purposes. For example, a JP may:
- certify a true copy of an original document
- certify a person's identity
- witness an affidavit for use in court
- witness a statutory declaration
- attest the execution of a document.
- Justice of the Peace Services - Attorney-General's Department