Justice of the Peace

In accordance with advice from the Federal Government, in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, Justice of the Peace services will temporarily be unavailable from the below locations until further notice.
For a list of other available Justice of the Peace services in the Georges River area, please click here.

A Justice of the Peace (JP) is a volunteer judicial officer who is able to:
  • witness the signing of documents, such as affidavits and statutory declarations, and
  • certify copies of documents.
Some of these documents may be required in court proceedings, while others may be needed for people to access benefits or meet legal responsibilities. Community members who require the assistance of a JP can access this service for free in the following locations (subject to availability). Please note, JPs providing the service are volunteers, and are not employed by Council.
Location Time and Date Contact
Hurstville Museum & Gallery
14 MacMahon Street, Hurstville
Friday 11.00am - 12.00noon 9330 6444
Hurstville Library and Service Centre Sunday 10.00am-11.00am
Beginning 15 March 2020
9330 6111
Kogarah Library and Service Centre
Kogarah Town Square
Belgrave Street, Kogarah
Monday 12.00pm - 1.00pm
Monday 5.30pm - 6.45pm
Wednesday 12.00pm - 1.00pm
9330 9527
Penshurst Branch Library
630 Forest Road, Penshurst
Tues      2pm - 3pm
Thurs   11am - 12 noon
9330 6422

Additional Justice of the Peace services are listed on our webpage.


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