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JP and Cdec handbooks and logbook

The new editions of the Duties of Justices of the Peace (Qualified) and Duties of Commissioners for Declarations handbooks are indispensable guides for witnessing officers across Queensland.

Written in plain language, clear and to the point, the handbooks offer readers a concise overview of the day-to-day tasks of a volunteer Justice of the Peace (JP) and Commissioner for Declarations (Cdec).

Each chapter contains helpful tips, frequently asked questions, quick guides and references to help you find more information when you need it.

Flexible and adaptive to the needs of a mobile and volunteer workforce, the handbooks will continue to be a definitive guide to JP and Cdec duties, responsibilities and conduct.

Download your handbook

You can download the JP and Cdec handbooks and logbook free of charge.

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Register your interest

Printed copies of the handbooks will be available for purchase from the JP shop very soon.

Register your interest to be the first to receive news about their release.

What has changed

Many updates have been made in the new edition of the JP and Cdec handbooks. Some of the important changes have been about:

  • witnessing family law documents
  • statutory declarations for camera detected offence notices
  • witnessing blue card applications
  • applications for post-search approval orders
  • issuing warrants under the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001.

To be up to date on all the changes, updates and additions, download your copy today.

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Update your details if you are a Justice of the Peace or a Commissioner for Declaration.

Be the first to know

Printed versions of the new JP and Cdec handbook are coming soon. Register your interest and you’ll be the first to know when it arrives.

Last updated
12 July 2017
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