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200 Years of J.P. services in New Zealand

Ric Carlyon - Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Duties in earlier times were many and varied… some almost unbelievable.

Tasks connected with straying cattle, shipwrecks, hangings, offensive publications and verifying world record performances. J.P.s investigated the cause of fires, swore in special police constables and read the Riot Act.

See the details, another of our special website articles: click on 2014 - We Celebrate 200 Years of JPs in N. Z. on our home page.

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