Sir Philip Game writing at his desk

Fairfax Corporation, Sir Philip Game writing at his desk in his office, Sydney  ca. 1930s, nla.obj-162290405


Copies of documents can only be certified by a person authorised to witness a statutory declaration. 

The persons who can witness a statutory declaration are prescribed under the Statutory Declarations Regulations 1993 and include police officers, bank officers and Justices of the Peace amongst many others.

If you are based in Canberra, a Justice of the Peace is available at the following branches of Libraries ACT:

  • Woden
    Wednesdays 11.30 am-1.30 pm
  • Civic
    Mondays 12 -2 pm
  • Kippax
    Wednesdays 1-3 pm
  • Belconnen
    Thursdays 11 am-1 pm
  • Dickson
    Fridays 11 am-1 pm

  • Erindale
    Saturdays 11 am-1 pm

Please check availability during holiday periods as times and dates may change

This is a free service for ACT residents. No appointment is necessary.

If you need to locate a Justice of the Peace elsewhere in Australia, you can find further information through the Australian Government website.