Nunavut Act

Document Summary:
Establishes a territory to be known as Nunavut in the mid-eastern Arctic and provides for its government to amend certain acts of parliament.

This act was created in 1993. Nunavut officially became a territory in 1999.

Important Articles:

Articles 3 - 37: Set out the governmental structure, and the legislative and judicial powers of Nunavut Territory.

Articles 39 - 41: Set out the official languages of Nunavut, and describe the public moneys and revenues that are in the territorial government's control.

Articles 49 - 50: Describe what land areas are still under the control of the federal government.