Discipline crooked JPs - Harding

Published: Monday | December 9, 2013 Comments 0
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Custos of St Andrew, Marigold Harding on Saturday night said if media reports about justices of the peace (JPs) accepting money and gifts in exchange for their service are true, disciplinary action should be taken against them.

"I've have several reports about JPs who are charging for their services. Of course, you know that's not to be done, not to be done!

"When you're commissioned a JP, you have a code of conduct that you follow and when you offer yourself to become a JP, you're really offering yourself to give service to your fellow Jamaicans and you are not to charge. You should not accept offers for your service and that is very, very important," she told The Gleaner after the annual awards dinner of the St Andrew Justices of the Peace and Lay Magistrates' Association.

 

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