Becoming a magistrate: guidance for applicants

How to apply to become a magistrate, with questions to ask yourself before applying and details of how the recruitment process works.



The document includes notes on information you need to supply about restricted occupations, criminal records, important qualities for the role and references.

Published 5 January 2014
Last updated 10 September 2018 + show all updates
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