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Role & Function of a Justice of the Peace

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Administrative functions of a Justice of the Peace
Justices of the Peace may exercise those powers given to them by legislation.

The most common duties of a Justice of the Peace include the:


Role of a Justice of the Peace
A Justice of the Peace is not a volunteer. Justices of the Peace are appointed to a statutory office and as such there are certain obligations a Justice of the Peace must fulfil. These obligations are detailed in the JP Handbook and/or regulations for each jurisdiction.

This may include things such as:


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