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Supporting Canberra’s Justices of the Peace since 1990.

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JP Signing Centres are closed!

JP Signing Centres are closed!

The ACT Justices of the Peace Association, which supports most of the JP Signing Centres across Canberra, has reluctantly closed the Signing Centres until further notice. We expect to re-open Signing Centres when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

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Guidance Note on Powers of Attorney Updated

Guidance Note on Powers of Attorney Updated

Our Guidance Note on Witnessing a Power of Attorney has been updated to clarify the recommended procedural steps particularly relevant to witnessing an Enduring Power of Attorney. The updated procedural steps, although not extensive, will help witnessing JPs to ensure...

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Presentation from Members’ Seminar on 19 June 2021

Presentation from Members’ Seminar on 19 June 2021

Our June 2021 seminar featured an interesting presentation by Karen Toohey and Liz Samra from the ACT Human Rights Commission. Karen and Liz discussed some of the problems of elder abuse in circumstances that we, as JPs, may encounter. A copy of their presentation...

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