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Royal Association of Justices
of South Australia Inc.

The state body for South Australia representing Justices of the Peace.

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Patron: Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia.
Vice Patrons: The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor; The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

About Justices of the Peace

A JP is someone of good standing in the community who is authorised to perform a range of administrative tasks. Generally speaking, a Justice of the Peace only acts in relation to a document which is to be used within Australia. A document that is to be used outside Australia should be witnessed by a Notary Public. 

A JP is appointed by the Attorney-General of South Australia. The powers of a JP are granted under the Justices of the Peace Act 2005 and Justice of the Peace Regulations 2006. The duties of a JP are found in a range of Acts of Parliament.

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JP duties What duties are JPs authorised to perform?

Become a JP

Become a JP How to become a JP


History The History of JPs.

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Ph: 08 8297 4044 
Address: Blg 8, 300 Richmond Rd Netley. South Australia 
Postal Address:  
PO Box 219 Adelaide Airport SA 5950
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