The Justice and Community Safety (JACS) Directorate is committed to giving the community greater access to government information.

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You can locate an ACT Justice of the Peace in a number of ways.


The legislation register is an authorised electronic statute book that provides the community with free and quick access to ACT legislation and related information.


All feedback submissions via any of the Access Canberra facilities – phone, online, over the counter, or in writing, are directed to the Directorate.

News and announcements

Commemorative Early Pregnancy Loss Certificates are now available in the ACT for parents who have lost a baby before 20 weeks gestation where a birth certificate is not available. Link: https://www.a
Canberrans now have the chance to have their say on reforms to the Discrimination Act 1991. The ACT Government hopes to hear from a wide section of our community.
The Oversight Committee will oversee the development of a Blueprint for Change for the operations of the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) and Court Transport Unit (CTU), with a focus on corrections o