Assisting Justices of the Peace in performing their judicial duties


400 Years celebration

On the occasion of the receiption held to mark 400 years of the office of Justice of the Peace in Scotland, the Association addressed a loyal greeting to her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. The reply was received and read out by the Association’s Chairman Mrs Johan Findlay.  A copy can be viewed by clicking here.

Changing Face of Scottish Lay Justice

A recent article in the ‘Magistrate’ magazine by Johan Findlay reflecting the changing face of Scottish Lay Justice is now available online by permission.  You will find it by clicking here or in the Resources section of the web site.

Executive Committee 13 May 2009

The Executive Committee met on 13th May 2009 in Edinburgh. Issues discussed included the evidence session at the Justice Committee meeting considering the Criminal Justice and Licensing Bill and progress on a general review of payments and allowances to JPs. The arrangements for the 400-year anniversary celebration on 24th June were considered. A committee was […]