JP Services

Justice of the Peace Services operate out of the Oatley Electorate Office located at 24 Pitt Street Mortdale, between 1-2pm Monday to Thursday.


Becoming a JP

As your local State Member of Parliament I can assist you to become a Justice of the Peace (JP).

A JP facilitates the swearing of Affidavits and Statutory Declarations. JPs play an essential part in the legal system and in the community in NSW.  By volunteering to become a JP you will be providing a valuable and important service to your community or place of employment

To become a JP you must be nominated by a Member of Parliament.

You must also:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be an Australian Citizen or a person who is entitled to vote in this State (unless exempted by the Minister)
  • be of good character
  • not be an undischarged bankrupt
  • consent to confidential personal inquiries to determine your suitability for appointment, including a criminal records check
  • establish an employment and/or a community based need for appointment
  • consent to having your full name published on the Justice of the Peace register.


For further information please feel free to contact my office on (02) 9580 9349.