JP Signing Centres closed

JP Signing Centres closed

The COVID-19 pandemic has already had a significant impact on our lives. It is likely to continue for some time. The ACT Justices of the Peace Association, which supports most of the JP Signing Centres across Canberra, has reluctantly decided to close the Signing...
Members’ Seminar postponed

Members’ Seminar postponed

The Association’s Executive understand the deep level of concern and anxiety the Coronavirus pandemic is causing to all of us. The well-being of our members—and the community—is paramount. For this reason, we have reluctantly decided to postpone the Members’...
You need to know this stuff!

You need to know this stuff!

A practicing JP must keep up-to-date and informed. Although our range of duties hasn’t changed much in the past decade (or more), there have been several changes to the way we perform our witnessing role. If you don’t keep up to date with these changes,...
Members’ Seminar – Saturday 28 March 2020

Members’ Seminar – Saturday 28 March 2020

Our next Members’ Seminar is on Saturday 28 March 2020. It will be held in the Tuggeranong Seniors Club, 101 Cowlishaw Street, Greenway. There is free parking on Saturdays in the large carpark just across the road from the venue. Our guest speaker will be...
The March 2020 issue of Justice Matters is a beauty!

The March 2020 issue of Justice Matters is a beauty!

The March 2020 issue of our journal Justice Matters has been published. This issue includes more stories about our Signing Centres, new guidance on certifying documents under the Queensland Land Titles Act, up-to-date information on certifying documents for AHPRA...
30th Anniversary Trivia Night

30th Anniversary Trivia Night

For the first social activity to celebrate the Association’s 30th anniversary, the ACT JPA Executive invite all Members, their family and friends to gather on Saturday 29 February at 6.30pm at the Canberra Southern Cross Club in Woden. We will have some great...
What’s happening?

What’s happening?

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...
Seminar materials on Powers of Attorney and Affidavits

Seminar materials on Powers of Attorney and Affidavits

Did you attend one of our seminars on Powers of Attorney and Affidavits last year? Are you a little confused by the requirements for witnessing a Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney? You can find the presentation given at our seminar here. It summarises...
What’s in a date?

What’s in a date?

We’ve hit a new year, and it may take some of us a little time to remember to write ‘2020’ instead of ‘2019’ when we fill or sign on important documents. Some advice that’s been floating around the internet from various legal and law...
There are plenty of ways to find a JP – easy peasy!

There are plenty of ways to find a JP – easy peasy!

Are you after a JP to witness a document? We aren’t very far away. With a remarkable 20 public signing centres scattered around town, and every day covered (bar Sunday, because even JPs need a rest sometimes) there is no excuse for the old ‘gee you guys...