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Have you read the latest issue of Justice Matters?

Have you read the latest issue of Justice Matters?

The September 2021 issue of our journal Justice Matters is out now. Our President Beverly passes on news about JP services under lockdown conditions, gives us the good oil on dealing with tricky land transfer documents and what the new world order of digital licenses...

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.

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...

Special Members’ Seminar – 19 June 2021

Special Members’ Seminar – 19 June 2021

Just sign it! Could you spot elder abuse, coercion, or intimidation when witnessing a will? What would you do if you suspected the person about to sign her enduring power of attorney was not doing so voluntarily? We are presenting a Special Members’ Seminar on 19 June...

Members’ Seminar – Saturday 22 May 2021

Members’ Seminar – Saturday 22 May 2021

Our next Members' Seminar for 2021 will be on Saturday 22 May commencing at 10.30am - finishing 12.30pm.  It will be held at the Canberra Southern Cross Club in Woden. There is free parking on Saturdays in the large carpark just across the road from the venue. The...

Special Members’ Seminar – 19 June 2021

Members’ Seminar – Saturday 27 February 2021

Our next Members' Seminar is on Saturday 27 February 2021. It will be held in the Canberra Southern Cross Club, Corinna Street, Woden. There is free parking on Saturdays in the large carpark just across the road from the venue. Guidance on a range of practices will...

What’s the buzz?

What’s the buzz?

The Executive has been busy arranging activities for the Association throughout the year. The dates for our Seminars and social events, Executive Committee meetings (which all members are welcome to attend), and when you can expect to find the latest issue of the...

Have you seen the JP Update for February 2021?

Have you seen the JP Update for February 2021?

President Beverly Alley has just issued a JP Update to keep you on top of a few important matters while the Executive work on the next edition of our journal Justice Matters. There's an update on the status of our JP Signing Centres (many of which are now alive and...