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Justice Of The Peace


Council usually offers a Justice of the Peace (JP) service, which is available Monday to Friday between 12:00pm – 1:00pm at the Civic Centre. This service is currently suspended due to COVID-19.

A JP can:

  • Witness statutory declarations
  • Witness an affidavit
  • Certify true copies of original documents

When the service resumes, please bring the original document and provide photocopies for certification. For NSW statutory declarations, please bring photographic identification with you.

Please note, JPs are not available for:

  • Mortgages
  • Company registration
  • Guarantees
  • Wills
  • Power of Attorney
  • Proof of Life
  • Overseas documents

These documents should be taken to a Solicitor, a Notary Public or third party. Find a Notary.