Subject to any Government direction what does this mean for Justices of the Peace Services in Auckland?
Judicial Services – These services will continue to be provided. Judicial Justices should check with their Rosterers to determine when and if they are required.
Ministerial Services – All services provided at the authorised Auckland JP Association Service Desk will reopen to normal services. Please check the Find a Service Desk for hours of operation:
The use of perspex screens between client and Justice is at the discretion of the Justice
Clients should be encouraged to continue to use the Covid Tracer App
The COVID Register should be retained for clients who wish to register
The use of face masks is at the discretion of the Justice and client
The use of hand sanitiser is optional
Use of individual pens is optional
Mentoring of new Justices can now continue
Home Services – Justices may at their discretion see clients at home taking all precautions they consider necessary.
Electronic Certification – Electronic certification of documentation may be carried out by those Justices who are familiar with the technology. A list of Justices who are able to provide these electronic certification services can be found by clicking HERE.
Issuing Officers, Section 9, and Nominated Witness – These services may continue to be provided at the discretion of the individual Justice of the Peace while observing the following precautions:
The use of face masks
The use of hand sanitiser
Maintenance of Social Distancing (2 metres)
Use of individual pens
All Justices of the Peace are volunteers and as such may withdraw their services at any time. They may not in themselves vulnerable but they may have vulnerable people in their household. Please be kind and recognise their need as well as your own.