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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

April 13, 2016

Public Service Announcement 

Are you in an abusive relationship and need help? 

March 02, 2016

Public Service Announcement 

Minimum wage increase 

This is a reminder to all Nunavummiut and businesses operating in the territory that on April 1, 2016, the minimum wage will increase to $13 per hour. 

January 08, 2016

Public Service Announcement

Civil forfeiture consultation in Pond Inlet

Start Date: January 8, 2016

End Date: January 12, 2016

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Job Opportunities

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This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required. Reporting to the Manager of Legal Translation, Inuktitut, the Legal Translator, Inuktitut prepares Inuktitut...
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Reporting to the Manager of Legal Translation - French, the Lawyer-Translator, French prepares French versions of legislation, regulations, appointment documents and other legislative documents for...
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As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Land Claim Beneficiaries by community. Indeterminate. This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record...