Legal Services Board of Nunavut

The Legal Services Board of Nunavut is comprised of a seven-member Board of Directors, appointed by the Territorial Minister of Justice and representing various stakeholders. We are responsible for providing legal aid services to Nunavut and it’s mandate, via the legal Service Act, to:

ensure the provision of legal services to all eligible persons;
To ensure that the legal services provided and the various systems for providing those services are the best that circumstances permit; and
To develop and co-ordinate territorial or local programs aimed at reducing and preventing the occurrence of legal problems,
Increasing knowledge of the law, legal processes and the administration of justice, and
Providing public education and outreach with respect to human rights.
who makes up our board

1 Representative from the Law Society of Nunavut,
1 Representative from the GN Department of Justice,
1 Representative from each of the Qikiqtani, Kivalliq and Kitikmeot regions;
2 members at large.

Annual Reports

Legal Services Board Annual Report 18-19
Legal Services Board Annual Report 17-18
Legal Services Board Annual Report 16-17
Legal Services Board Annual Report 15-16
Legal Services Board Annual Report 14-15

Board Policies

Civil Law Eligibility
Appealing Denial Policy
Policy for Nunavut Panel
Criminal Choice of Counsel
Criminal Law Eligibility Policy
Family Law Coverage and Eligibility Policy
Legal Aid Appeal Process
LSB Funded Criminal Appeals
Resident Counsel Policy

Frequently Asked Questions

Legal services to Nunavummiut for criminal, family, and civil law.
LSB Headquarters
PO Box 125, Gjoa Haven
Nunavut, X0B 1J0
(867) 360-4600
The head office for the Legal Services Board of Nunavut is located in Gjoa Haven. As part of the decentralization LSB’s operations are located across Nunavut including in each regional clinic and in the head quarters.
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