J.P. (Justice of the peace)

01:12 Aug 5, 2018
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law (general)
English term or phrase: J.P. (Justice of the peace)
These are letters after a persons name at the end of an official letter to denote they are a JP.
e.g. Mr (Name) (Surname) JP
Question is whether it is better to leave as is in English or translate (or include both). We have had suggested 治安判事
Local time: 10:34

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4 +1治安判事
Toshiko Otagi
Port City

Discussion entries: 3



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j.p. (justice of the peace)


Port City
New Zealand
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3 days 4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
j.p. (justice of the peace)

I think 治安判事 is the term for this.

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/justice_of_the_peace
Toshiko Otagi
Local time: 06:34
Native speaker of: Japanese

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