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ACJA Accredited Programme

ACJA Accreditation is a formal recognition by the ACJA that an individual has demonstrated comprehension of a specific body of knowledge and the ability to apply that knowledge in performing the tasks associated with the role of an authorised witness.

Please click on the respective links below to download the Rules and an application form. Please, read the Rules before submitting an application. 
Before applying and paying the fee, please ensure you meet the eligilibilty criteria listed below.

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Application fee is $12 to cover our costs.


The value to the individual Justice of the Peace:

You must be a financial member of an ACJA member association to be eligible for ACJA Accreditation. This programme is available to:

To apply, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

Demonstrating relevant experience means:

Demonstration of experience may be a letter from your member association or signing desk coordinator stating the frequency and length of time the candidate has attended the specified activities, or a copy of your log book.


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