Is there a Justice of the Peace (JP) at the library?

Justices of the Peace only operate in libraries at COVID Alert Level 1 except Hornby on Monday 9.30am t0 11.30am - you can book an appointment by phoning 03 349 5236.

A JP is available in the Christchurch West Citizens Advice Bureau, in the Community Centre wing of the building housing Hornby Library. This is a free service.


Justices of the Peace can witness signatures and documents, certify document copies, hear oaths, declarations, affidavits or affirmations as well as sign citizenship, sponsorship or rates rebates applications. There is no charge. 

See our page on Justices of the Peace (JPs) for more information.


Tuesday

Justices of the Peace only operate in libraries at COVID Alert Level 1

Tuesdays 10am to 1pm.
A Justice of the Peace is available at the following libraries every Tuesday 10am to 1pm. This is a free service. No appointment is required.


Wednesday

Justices of the Peace only operate in libraries at COVID Alert Level 1

Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale

Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre has a JP available every Wednesday 10am to 1pm. This is a free service. No appointment is required. 


Thursday

Justices of the Peace only operate in libraries at COVID Alert Level 1

Hornby

A JP is available in the Christchurch West Citizens Advice Bureau, in the Community Centre wing of the building housing Hornby Library, every Monday and Thursday 9.30am to 12.30pm. This is a free service.

Little River

A JP is available at the Little River Library and Service Centre every Thursday 11am to 12.30pm. This is a free service. No appointment is required.

Spreydon

A JP is available at Spreydon Library every Thursday 10.30am to 1.30pm. This is a free service. No appointment is required.


Friday

Justices of the Peace only operate in libraries at COVID Alert Level 1

Parklands

A JP is available at Parklands Library every Friday 12noon to 2pm. This is a free service. No appointment is required.


Saturday

Justices of the Peace only operate in libraries at COVID Alert Level 1

Fendalton

A JP is available at Fendalton Library every Saturday 10am to 12pm.

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre

A JP is available at Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre every Saturday 10am to 12pm.

This is a free service. No appointment is required.


Find out more about what you need when visiting the JP.

See our full listing of JP Clinics on the events calendar.