Notes from meeting 12 January 2016

posted Jan 24, 2016, 8:12 PM by Michael Rees   [ updated Feb 9, 2016, 5:18 PM ]

Thanks to Kay for these notes: 
  • Australia Fair signing site
    • The plan is to extend the hours to full time commencing in Match
    • Letters to GC Bulletin and GC Sun re extension of hours at Australia Fair were discussed. MR to send his report to JP Branch. Kay has been told by Australia Fair coordinator that copies were sent to JP Branch at time of publication.  Response unknown.
    • There has been no further information from the Courthouse Registry as to changes to the JP Service there
  • The QJA Journal Summer 2015 published a response to our question regarding fraudulent documents.  MR received a more comprehensive reply reported in Notes and Actions
  • Digital NSW Licences will gradually be introduced.  It is expected that NSW Driver Licences will be introduced by end of 2018.
  • Volunteer Information Pack Version 7 was sent out electronically by the JP Branch in an email of December 5 2015.  MR reported his views on this new VIP.
  • Carol J reported radio station 4CRB has a program each Tuesday at 9.30 called “The Law and You”.  Although not directly related to JP issues the queries raised may be of some interest to JPs.