Kenneth Hegarty of PSF is an appointed Peace Commissioner (P.C) for Roscommon and the surrounding counties of Galway, Mayo, Leitrim, Sligo, Offaly, Westmeath and Longford.
Kenneth is available by appointment to cover a range of Peace Commissioner duties including signing or witnessing signatures on documents by various authorities.
To arrange an appointment for duties associated with this role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Peace Commissioner is an honorary appointment made by the Minister for Justice under Section 88 of the Courts of Justice Act 1924. They are responsible for:
- Taking statutory declarations
- Witnessing signatures on documents required by various authorities
- Signing certificates and orders under various Acts
Peace Commissioners also have the authority to issue summons and warrants, though these powers are are not exercised very often. In most cases, applications for search warrants are made to the local District Court.