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Legislation

The following legislation governs workers' compensation and workplace health and safety in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

For a complete listing of legislation, visit the Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Justice website, or the Nunavut section of the Canadian Legal Information Institute website.


Note: If there is any difference between the versions of the statutes (laws) on this page and the versions on the Governments of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories' Departments of Justice websites, the versions on the latter websites are the authoritative versions and the most up-to-date.


Workers' Compensation

Workers' Compensation Acts
Northwest Territories Nunavut
Acts English | Français Acts English | Français
Workers' Compensation Regulations
Northwest Territories Nunavut
Firefighters' Presumption Regulations English | Français Firefighters' Presumption Regulations English | Français
Workers' Compensation General Regulations English | Français Workers' Compensation General Regulations English | Français
Appeals Tribunal Rules of Procedure English | Français    
Amendments effective March 29, 2018
  Nunavut
    Workers' Compensation General Regulations (updates to medical subsistence rates) English | Français

Safety Act and Regulations

Safety Acts
Northwest Territories Nunavut
Safety Act English | Français Safety Act English | Français
Safety Regulations
Northwest Territories Nunavut
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations English | Français Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations English | Français
Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations English    
Amendments on First Aid
Northwest Territories
(effective January 1, 2021)
Nunavut
(effective February 12, 2021)
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS Regulations) English | Français Occupational Health and Safety Regulations English | Français
Amendments on Impairment
Northwest Territories
(effective September 12, 2018)
Nunavut
(effective July 3, 2018)
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations English | Français Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulations English | Français
Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations English | Français    

Mine Health and Safety Act and Regulations

Mine Health and Safety Act
Northwest Territories Nunavut
Acts English | Français Acts English | Français
Mine Health and Safety Regulations
Northwest Territories Nunavut
Mine Health and Safety Regulations English | Français Mine Health and Safety Regulations English | Français
Environmental Tobacco Smoke Work Site Regulations English | Français Environmental Tobacco Smoke Work Site Regulations English
Amendments on Impairment
Northwest Territories
(effective September 12, 2018)
Nunavut
(effective July 3, 2018)
Mine Health and Safety Regulations English | Français Mine Health and Safety Regulations English | Français

Explosive Use Acts and Regulations

Explosive Use Acts and Regulations
Northwest Territories Nunavut
Acts English | Français Acts English | Français | ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ
Regulations English | Français Regulations English | Français

Summary Convictions Procedures

Regulations
Northwest Territories Nunavut
Regulations English | Français Regulations English | Français