Justices of the Peace recruitment

We receive a number of enquiries from members of the public interested in becoming a Justice of the Peace.

Please note that SCTS are not involved in the appointment of Justices of the Peace. Justices of the Peace are appointed on the recommendation of Justice of the Peace Advisory Committees (JPACs) under procedures approved by the Scottish Government.

If you wish to become a Justice of the Peace or find out more, please visit


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