Business Corporations Act

The Business Corporations Act requires that all limited liability companies operating in Nunavut be incorporated or registered to do business in the territory. Once registered, the Act places statutory requirements on the corporations to file documents notifying the Registrar and the public of changes in a corporation such as:

  • Annual Returns
  • Amendments
  • Revivals
  • Dissolutions
  • Name Changes
  • Amalgamations
  • Continuances
  • Liquidations

Frequently Asked Questions

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Nunavut Corporate Registries administers the Business Corporations Act and regulations made under the Act. Copies of the Act and Regulations are available here:

  • Business Corporations Act (Consolidated) (PDF)
  • Business Corporations Regulations(Consolidated) (PDF)

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