Justices of the Peace Bill 2003
|Long Title||This Bill is part of a package of legislation to reform Western Australia's lower court system. The Bill addresses the issues of recruitment and training for Justices of the Peace. This Bill has three components - |
1. Establishes specific criteria and guidelines to be considered by the Minister when recommending to the Governor appointments and the termination of appointments of JP's; 2. Provides that prior to their appointment, JP's must satisfactorily complete an approved training course; 3. The Bill requires current JP's to take up these training opportunities, unless they have previously completed an approved training course.
|Status||Assented to 09/15/2004|
Royal Assent given 15 Sep 2004 as Act No. 23 of 2004. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
|Previous Versions of this Bill|