Court Services

The Court Services Division of the Department of Justice delivers services supporting the activities of the Courts of the Northwest Territories, which operate independently of the federal and territorial governments.

  • Court registries are the public offices of the Courts of the Northwest Territories, responsible for managing court files and administrative activities required by the courts.
  • Court reporters produce official written transcripts of court proceedings, either in court or from recordings.
  • Sheriffs are responsible for the security of court proceedings, the jury process, and civil enforcement services such as seizures and evictions.
A complete alphabetical listing of the consolidated territorial Acts and associated regulations.
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