Justices of the Peace
What is a Justice of the Peace?
Today Justices of the Peace exist in all States and Territories and can witness a range of documents including statutory declarations and affidavits and can certify true copies. In some States and Territories, JPs can also conduct bail hearings, authorise various warrants and sit on the Magistrates Court bench.
How can I become a Justice of the Peace in SA?
You can apply to become a Justice of the Peace in and for the State of South Australia by contacting the Justice of the Peace Section of the SA Attorney General Department and ask for an application form to be sent to you.
How can I find a Justice of the Peace?
If you would like to contact a JP please click here where you can search for Justices of the Peace by area.