Directives regarding COVID-19

The Courts of the Northwest Territories are issuing Directives to address the best response during the COVID-19 health emergency. Directives will evolve to meet these needs as required. Please review these regularly as the most current information will always be posted at this link.

NWT Courts response to COVID 19

The Courts of the Northwest Territories have issued Directives that affect court sittings effective immediately in response to the spread of COVID 19.

Changes to Supreme Court hearings are effective immediately and until May 1, 2020.

View the full Directive here: Supreme Court Directive on COVID 19

Changes to Territorial Court hearings are effective immediately and until June 1, 2020.

View the full Directive here: Territorial Court Directive on COVID 19

The Directives and this page will be updated immediately in the event of any changes.

For further information please contact the nearest court registry

The list of matters set before the Courts of the Northwest Territories by location and date.