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

The Attorney-General of the ACT, Shane Rattenbury MLA, invites expressions of interest (EOI) from eligible and suitably qualified people for appointment as a Commissioner of the Board of the Legal Aid
A Discussion Paper has been released by the ACT Government to support its commitment to reduce gambling harm, particularly from electronic gaming machines. Find out more here. 
A Listening Report has been published on feedback from community consultation to further improve residential tenancy laws in the ACT. Find out more here.