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The Department of Justice provides legal services to Cabinet and the Government of Nunavut, and manages correction programs and community justice programs for Nunavummiut.

The Department ensures that the affairs of the Government are conducted in accordance with the law. The Department is also responsible for ensuring that all laws and regulations of Nunavut respect the Constitution of Canada and the Nunavut Act. The Department also provides administration for the Nunavut Court of Justice.

The Department promotes and protects a peaceful society through the administration of a justice system which respects the role of community members in maintaining harmony, and which adheres to the principles and values of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit.

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Latest News

September 09, 2016

Public Service Announcement

Rescheduling community consultations on new Corrections Act

Start Date: September 9, 2016

End Date: October 11, 2016

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September 01, 2016

Public Service Announcement 

Department of Justice accepting applications for victims’ assistance funding 

August 31, 2016

Public Service Announcement

Cape Dorset Inirtirijiit Justice Committee seeking members

Start Date: August 31, 2016

End Date: September 16, 2016

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Job Opportunities

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This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required. This employment opportunity is open to all applicants....
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This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required. The Department of Justice is currently seeking an enthusiastic Legal Counsel to work within the Legal and...
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This employment is open to local residents only. Under the general direction and supervision of the Supervisor, Criminal Registry, the Judicial Officer – Criminal will provide registry services and...