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Everything you need to know about the Justice of the Peace Course

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Everything you need to know about the Justice of the Peace Course  Becoming a Justice of the Peace is a common ambition for many people from all walks of life. Being a Justice of the Peace means holding a prestigious position with the authority and ability to serve your community.…


October 2020 Update from the Justice of the Peace Branch

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October 2020 Update from the Justice of the Peace Branch Dear colleagues, Welcome to our October 2020 update! Since our update last month, several new JPs in the Community signing sites have commenced witnessing services to the community and I thank those new volunteers who expressed their interest in joining the volunteer…


Do Justices of the Peace Get Paid?

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Do Justices of the Peace Get Paid? The question about whether a Justice of the Peace gets paid is a very common one! At Asset College, our Course Advisor team will be asked this question all the time. However, in Australia Justices of the Peace are not to accept payments…


Technical Bulletin 02/20 – Completion of identification forms for financial institutions and other entities

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Technical Bulletin 02/20 - Completion of identification forms for financial institutions and other entities Justices of the Peace and Commissioners for Declarations are sometimes requested to assist with completing a witness certificate or identification form to identify the clients of lenders and other entities. This bulletin provides the latest information…


Signing and Witnessing Electronically for JP’s

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An Update from the Justices of the Peace Branch Dear colleagues, In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Queensland Parliament passed the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 (the Act) and is the overarching legislation for the Justice Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response—Documents and Oaths) Regulation 2020. The regulation allows for certain documents to be…


Temporary Suspension of the JPs in the Community Program

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Temporary Suspension of the JPs in the Community Program Dear Colleagues, After considerable deliberation, Justices of the Peace Branch (JP Branch) has made the decision to temporarily suspend the JPs in the Community program from Saturday, 21 March 2020. The JPs in the Community Program’s greatest resource is it’s volunteers,…


ASSET JP’S in the Community

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ASSET JP’S in the Community At Asset College, we pride ourselves on the impact that our graduates make in the community. Whether it be as a Security Officer, a First Aider or as a high-level Manager in one of the many companies that help to build our economy. Nothing makes…


How To Become a JP

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How To Become a JP In QLD, there are multiple steps required before you are appointed and can begin your duties as a Justice of the Peace (Qualified). How to become a JP: Complete a training course Apply for appointment Be sworn in Only after these steps have been completed…


Title Registry Forms FAQ and Live Q&A Webinars

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Update from Justice of the Peace Branch: Title Registry Forms FAQ and live Q&A webinars Dear colleagues, The changes to s.162 of the Land Title Act 1994 and s.311 of the Land Act 1994 have been in effect for almost a week. These amendments have presented some  challenges across the regions. Thank you…


Changes to Titles Registry witnessing practices

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Changes to Titles Registry witnessing practices Information from the Justice of the Peace Branch Dear Colleagues, Important changes to the Land Title Act 1994 and the Land Act 1994 (the Acts) come into effect on 30 September 2019 which affect all Justices of the Peace and Commissioners for Declarations. It…


JP Bulletin – October

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100 years for the Queensland Justices Association Thank you to Damien Mealey (Registrar and Manager of the Justices of the Peace Branch, Department of Justice and Attorney-General) for the opportunity to publish this article, commemorating 100 years of operation for the Queensland Justices Association (QJA). What is the QJA?  QJA…

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