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The Court of Appeal, Northwest Territories highest appellate court, hears criminal and civil appeals from the Supreme Court and appeals from the Territorial Court in indictable criminal cases. The Court of Appeal is composed of a Chief Justice and justices of appeal, who are appointed by the Governor-in-Council from justices of the Courts of Appeal of Alberta and Saskatchewan and the judges and ex officio judges of the Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories. The Court of Appeal sits regularly in Yellowknife and in cases of emergency  or situations of special circumstance, it may sit throughout the Territories or Alberta. Hearings are held with a quorum of three judges and are open to the public. The decisions of the Court of Appeals are binding in all courts in the Northwest Territories. Appeals from decisions made at the Court of Appeal, where provided for by law, have to be addressed in the Supreme Court of Canada.

Court of Appeal Judges :
 
The Honourable Justice C.A. Fraser - Chief Justice (Edmonton, AB)
The Honourable Justice J.E Côté (Edmonton, AB)
The Honourable Justice E. Picard (Edmonton,AB)
The Honourable Justice R.L. Berger (Edmonton, AB)
The Honourable Justice R.G. Kilpatrick (Iqaluit, NU)
The Honourable Justice P.T. Costigan (Edmonton, AB)
The Honourable Justice M.S. Paperny (Calgary, AB)
The Honourable Justice R.S. Veale (Whitehorse, YT)
The Honourable Justice E. Johnson (Iqaluit, NU)
The Honourable Justice L.F. Gower (Whitehorse, YT)
The Honourable Justice P.W.L. Martin (Calgary, AB)
The Honourable Justice L.A.Charbonneau (Yellowknife, NT)
The Honourable Justice J. Watson (Edmonton, AB)
The Honourable Justice F.F. Slatter (Edmonton, AB)
The Honourable Justice P.A. Rowbotham (Calgary, AB)
The Honourable Justice N.A. Sharkey (Iqaluit, NU)
The Honourable Justice J.D.B.McDonald (Calgary, AB)
The Honourable Justice S. Cooper (Iqaluit, NU)
The Honourable Justice M. B. Bielby (Edmonton, AB)
The Honourable Justice B.K. O’Ferrall (Calgary, AB)
The Honourable Justice K. Shaner (Yellowknife, NT)
The Honourable Justice S.H. Smallwood (Yellowknife, NT)
The Honourable Justice A. Mahar (Yellowknife, NT)
The Honourable Justice B. Tulloch (Iqaluit, NU)
The Honourable Justice B. Veldhuis (Edmonton, AB)
The Honourable Justice T.W. Wakeling
The Honourable Justice R.S. Brown

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