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Act, Rules & Policies

LEGAL PROFESSION ACT

The Law Society receives its governing authority from the Legal Professions Act (the "Act").  The Act is available for download from the website of the GNWT Department of Justice:
Legal Profession Act R.S.N.W.T. 1988, c.L-2

RULES OF THE LAW SOCIETY OF THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

The Rules of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories (the "Rules") set forth the specific regulations, responsibilities and professional standards all members are required to meet and uphold.

Rules of the Law Society of the Northwest Territories [MAR. 2017]

CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

Issued by the Law Society of the Northwest Territories, effective March 10, 2016.

Code of Professional Conduct

POLICIES

Law Society of the Northwest Territories Policy Manual

PRINCIPLES OF PROFESSIONALISM AND CIVILITY

Principles of Professionalism for Advocates
Principles of Civility for Advocates

The Advocates' Society

Expectations of Professionalism and Civility
(or "What Judges Can Expect from Advocates" & "What Advocates Can Expect from the Judiciary")
Law Society of the NWT, in partnership with NWT Courts