Justice of the Peace serving
the Islands of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas
1242-477-4002 & 1305-747-4976
Barrington H. Brennen, JP
Barrington H. Brennen was sworn in
as a Justice of the Peace serving the entire Commonwealth of The
Bahamas on Friday, April 20, 2012. See documents
Barrington Brennen can now
officially sign documents, applications, forms, that may require a Justice of the Peace. There is no fee for
this public service. Donations are accepted.
According to Magistrate Act,
section 7, a Justice of the Peace has the powers as a Magistrate
to sign warrants for the apprehension and commitment for sage
custody or persons charged with offences and to issue search
warrants and to take affidavits and administer oaths.
By Section 8 of the Act, the
Justice of the Peace is empowered to preserve the peace, to
suppress riot and affrays and to disperse all disorderly and
tumultuous Assemblies; and for any of these purposes to call in
assistance of the Police and all Her Majesty's liege subject who
shall be bound to obey all lawful commands.
By Section 9 of the Acts, whenever
any Magistrate is unable from sickness absence or an other
cause, to be present in court, any two justice of the peace may
on request in writing of such magistrate, sit in court in his
place and shall while so sitting have all the powers and
jurisdiction exercisable by him. Further, the Chief
Magistrate may, at any time, whenever he shall deem it
expedient, authorize any justice of the peace so to act and
assist in the place of the magistrate.
Photos taken with Magistrate
Roger Gomez and Annick
Official documents below