New technology makes finding a JP even easier

21 May 2013 12:58 PMJann Stuckey

21 May 2013

Member for Currumbin, Jann Stuckey MP has welcomed new technology that will allow residents even easier access to JPs in the Currumbin community.

“Residents can now find nearby Justices of the Peace (JP) or Commissioners for Declarations (C.decs) with just a tap of their finger, thanks to a newly developed mobile website application,” Ms Stuckey said.

“This application will also help keep Currumbin’s 724 JPs updated with important information about their role.

“People are increasingly using technology such as smart phones and tablet computers to find information and access services when they are on the move.  The new mobile website will help people find a JP wherever they may be, using the latest in hand-held technology.

“The application integrates an online database of JPs with Google Maps technology to connect people with their nearest JP, or a “JPs in the Community” signing site, when they need one.

“Using this technology means local residents will have even greater access to their local justice system.

“Justices of the Peace play an important role in the community and can help witness documents such as statutory declarations, affidavits and certify copies of original documents.

“Currumbin Justices of the Peace are also encouraged to use the new mobile website to keep their details current, register for workshops, view technical bulletins or subscribe to relevant emails.”

The application is easily accessed from www.justice.qld.gov.au/jpapp on either smart phones or tablets, or contact the office of Ms Stuckey on 5598 1387

For more information about becoming a Justice of the Peace (Qualified) or Commissioner for Declarations, visit www.justice.qld.gov.au/justice-services/justices-of-the-peace.

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