Copyright and Disclaimer


The legislative material in the consolidations may be used for a non-commercial purpose without seeking permission, provided that it is accurately reproduced and includes an acknowledgment of the Government of the Northwest Territories as its source. Reproduction of the legislative material is permitted, in whole or in part, and by any means.


Please note that not all Northwest Territories statutes, regulations and court rules are consolidated in this service. Statutes with a temporary or limited effect, such as appropriations acts, loan authorization acts and acts writing-off or forgiving assets or debts, are not included. Similarly, regulations with a temporary or limited effect, such as by-law exemption orders and liquor plebiscite orders, are not included.


The consolidations have been prepared for convenience of reference only, and are not an official statement of the law. Users should note that the Government of the Northwest Territories assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of the contents of the consolidations. The authoritative text of statutes can be ascertained from the Revised Statutes of the Northwest Territories, 1988 and the Annual Volumes of the Statutes of the Northwest Territories. Any certified Bills not yet included in the Annual Volumes can be obtained through the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly. The authoritative text of regulations, including most of the civil rules, can be ascertained from the Revised Regulations of the Northwest Territories, 1990 and Part II of the Northwest Territories Gazette. The authoritative text of court rules made under the Criminal Code (Canada) and the Probate, Administration and Guardianship Rules of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories can be ascertained in Part II of the Canada Gazette.