ROYAL FEDERATION OF NZ JUSTICES' ASSOCIATIONS
Te Kāhui Pou Whakatau Ture o Aotearoa
                                                          

 

 

Some brief details

Many JPs through circumstances or inclination do not carry out all of the functions they are empowered to undertake.
The following brief details may be of interest:

• Approximately 6,000 are members of one of our 28 affiliated associations

• Approximately 1500 non members still operate devoid of any ongoing training or support

• About 70 complaints are received by the Royal Federation each year .

• Approximately 240 have agreed to make themselves available from time to time to exercise the summary jurisdiction of District Courts

• An unknown number act as Nominated Witnesses under the CYFS legislation where youths are interviewed by the Police

• The same circumstance applies with the Mental Health Act



• Some other small groups deal with requests under specific legislation

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