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A

Act

Legislation made by the Legislature for Nunavut.

Amending Act

An Act that makes changes to an existing Act.

C

c.

Means "chapter".

CIF

Means "comes into force".

N

NIF

Means "not in force".

Nunavut Gazette

An official publication of the Territorial Printer of Nunavut, which is authorized by the Public Printing Act. Part I of the Gazette contains appointments and notices and Part II contains regulations and other statutory instruments.

P

R

R.R.N.W.T. 1990

The abbreviation for the Revised Regulations of the Northwest Territories, 1990. Each regulation included in the revision is assigned a chapter number.

R.S.N.W.T. 1988

The abbreviation for the Revised Statutes of the Northwest Territories, 1988. Each statute included in the revision is assigned a chapter number.

Regulation

Legislation made by a body other than the Legislature under powers set out in an Act.

Revision

A revision consolidates all Acts or regulations, and makes certain changes to them (such as renumbering provisions, updating the language used, correcting obvious errors).

S

s.

Means "section" or "sections", "subsection" or "subsections", "paragraph" or "paragraphs".

S.N.W.T.

The abbreviation for the Statutes of the Northwest Territories. The Statutes of the Northwest Territories are sorted according to the year in which they are made, and assigned a chapter number.

S.Nu.

The abbreviation for the Statutes of Nunavut. The Statutes of Nunavut are sorted according to the year in which they are made, and assigned a chapter number. 

Sch.

Means "schedule".

Source Law

An Act as it read at the time the Commissioner of Nunavut assented to it or a regulation as it read at the time it was registered under the Statutory Instruments Act.

Statute

Legislation made by the Legislature for Nunavut.