Advance Diversity Services hosts a free Justice of the Peace (JP) service in its Rockdale office on Friday mornings to help people with documents they need witnessing and/or certified.
We speak Bengali, Chinese, Hindi and Urdu.
What can a JP help you with?
JP volunteers play an important role in the legal system in New South Wales and provide a valuable service to the community.
A JP can witness and certify a range of legal documents (as follows).
- Witness the signing of a statutory declaration
A statutory declaration is a written statement which a person declares to be true in the presence of an authorised witness. Various organisations often require information to be provided to them in a statutory declaration.
- Witness the signing of an affidavit
An affidavit is a written statement for use as evidence in court proceedings. A person who makes an affidavit must promise that he or she is telling the truth, in the presence of an authorised witness.
- Certify that a copy of an original document is a true copy
Organisations sometimes accept a certified copy of a document, instead of the original. This avoids a person having to mail or submit the original of a precious document, like a birth certificate or academic qualification.
When, where, and more information?
Every Friday 11.30 am to 12.30 pm
552 Princes Hwy, Rockdale 2216
Please call (02) 9597 5455 for more information