The Association provides training and sets standards for Justices of the Peace of whom there are over approx. 705 in Canterbury.
See Justices of the Peace list (categorised under suburb names) in Yellow Pages. Their ministerial duties are extensive. They witness, take oaths and declarations, certify true copies, take information and complaints and can even issue search warrants (the service is free).
JP’s do not officiate at weddings unless they are also Marriage Celebrants.