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Become a magistrate: application form

Use these forms if you want to apply to volunteer as a magistrate. You must submit Appendix B with your application form. Appendix A is optional.

Documents

Criminal court application form

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Ffurflen gais ar gyfer y llys troseddol

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Family court application form

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Ffurflen gais ais ar gyfer y llys teulu

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Appendix A – diversity monitoring form

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Atodiad A - Ffurflen monitro amrywiaeth

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Appendix B - referees form

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Atodiad B - Canolwyr

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Details

You should visit a magistrates’ court in general session at least once before you apply.

Read the guidance notes to help you fill in these forms.

You must submit your application form along with the relevant documents:

  • Appendix A (diversity monitoring form): this form is not mandatory, however, we encourage all applicants to complete this form to help us identify key trends in judicial diversity and any disadvantages within the recruitment process. All responses will be treated anonymously.

  • Appendix B (referees form): you must complete and submit this form with your application.

Published 1 September 2009
Last updated 12 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. Clarifying that Appendix A is optional and Appendix B is mandatory when applying to volunteer to be a magistrate.

  2. Removal of forms for applications before 31 May 2019

  3. Update to application forms from 1 June 2019.

  4. Addition of Welsh language forms

  5. Adding new forms to reflect the changed recruitment process from 1 June 2019

  6. Amendments to forms and addition of appendices in English and Welsh

  7. Addition of the Welsh language versions of the application forms

  8. Removal of magistrate application form

  9. Criminal and family application forms added.

  10. Application form updated.

  11. Update to form

  12. Update to form

  13. Regular update

  14. Update to Welsh version of application form

  15. Routine update

  16. First published.