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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

August 25, 2016

Public Service Announcement

Community consultations on new Corrections Act

Start Date: August 25, 2016

End Date: September 18, 2016

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August 22, 2016

News Release

For Immediate Release

GN partners with U of S on law degree program

May 27, 2016

Public Service Announcement

National Victims and Survivors of Crime Week

Start Date: May 27, 2016

End Date: June 4, 2016

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Job Opportunities

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Shared Subsidized Staff Housing is Available. This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required. This employment opportunity is open to all applicants. Reporting to...
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Indeterminate. This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required. As per HRM Directive 518, this employment...
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Under the general direction and supervision of the Supervisor, Criminal Registry, the Judicial Officer – Criminal will provide registry services and courtroom support for criminal matters to the...