PLEASE NOTE - The Department of Justice is aware of unsolicited messages being sent to JPs asking them to take part in beta testing for online document certification.
These messages are not from the Department of Justice nor are they endorsed by this Department. The Department is advising JPs to ignore these messages.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Annual General Meeting November 26th 2016, commencing at 1:30pm.
Club Burwood RSL, 96 Shaftesbury Rd, Burwood.
The NSWJA will protect the rights and enhance the opportunities of it's member JPs in their voluntary service to the public.
Justices of the Peace voluntarily serving the people of New South Wales.
WHO WE ARE
The NSW Justices Association, established in 1911, is a professional association for Justices of the Peace in New South Wales. It is a non-sectarian, non-political and non-profit organisation with more than 3500 members.
There are twenty-three Branches, which usually hold monthly meetings, and a number of Support Groups, which generally meet every three months.
The New South Wales Justices Association is affiliated with the Magistrates Association of Great Britain and is a member of the Australasian Council of Justices Associations.
WHAT WE DO
The aims and objectives of the NSWJA are to promote, protect and assist the rights, character and interests of Justices of the Peace in New South Wales, to keep them informed, and to advise them on their duties. The Association is the advocate for all JPs in New South Wales, and has established cooperative working links with the New South Wales State Government.
The NSWJA produces a journal three times a year. With articles of relevance, this journal keeps JPs up to date, for example, when any changes are made to the roles, duties or relevant laws. The Association offers a training program, and since the year 2000 has organised an annual conference.
The Association encourages academic achievement and awards prizes in Administrative Law within the Faculties of Law at the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales.
An exclusive range of merchandise, some of which is available only to members, is offered by the Association. Rubber stamps (for members only), at discounted prices, are very popular.
CODE OF MEETING PRACTICE
The Code of Meeting Practice now appears as Schedule 1 of the NSWJA Constitution.
At the Annual General Meeting of the NSWJA held 22nd November 2014 a number of Special Resolutions were adopted to amend the constitution.
The constitution has now been approved and registered with the NSW Office of Fair Training.
A copy of the updated consitution is available by selecting this link.