Commissioners serve the public by signing documents that need a qualified witness. Although the role of a CD is purely administrative, Commissioners are empowered to exercise some of the ministerial functions of justices.
A CD can:
A CD cannot:
The Minister may appoint persons to be CDs. A person may also be a CD if that person is:
(a) authorised to practice as a member of a profession;
(b) a person listed in an employment group; or
(c) a member of a group of persons declared by the Minister to be an occupational group.
Follow this link for a complete list of people who are Commissioners for Declarations because of their professions and employment groups.