The Nunavut Court of Justice (NUCJ; , ''Nunavuumi Iqkaqtuijikkut'';
Inuinnaqtun Inuinnaqtun (; natively meaning ''like the real human beings/peoples''), is an indigenous Inuit language. It is spoken in the central Canadian Arctic. It is related very closely to Inuktitut, and some scholars, such as Richard Condon, believe t ...
: ''Nunavunmi Maligaliuqtiit'', french: Cour de justice du Nunavut) is the superior court and territorial court of the
Canadian territory Within the geographical areas of Canada, the ten provinces and three territories are sub-national administrative divisions under the jurisdiction of the Constitution of Canada, Canadian Constitution. In the 1867 Canadian Confederation, three pr ...
of Nunavut. It is administered from the Nunavut Justice Centre (Building #510) in
Iqaluit Iqaluit ( ; , ; ) is the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut, its largest community, and its only city. It was known as Frobisher Bay from 1942 to 1987, after the large bay on the coast on which the city is situated. In 1987, its t ...
. It was established on April 1, 1999 as Canada's only "unified" or single-level court with the consent of Canada, the Office of the Interim Commissioner of Nunavut and Nunavut Tunngavik Inc., the Inuit Land Claims representative organization. Prior to the establishment of Nunavut as a separate territory justice was administered through two courts, the Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories and the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories.Nunavut Court of Justice: About the Nunavut Court of Justice
/ref> Besides court proceedings in Iqaluit the judges travel as a circuit court to communities throughout the territory to conduct cases.


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* {{Courts of Canada Nunavut courts Nunavut Nunavut Justices 1999 establishments in Nunavut Courts and tribunals established in 1999