Pursuant to the Insurance Act, regulate the business of insurance in the NWT, principally by reviewing and approving license applications by insurers and agents, and by assisting the public with any situations requiring explanation and/or informal mediation.
The Personal Property Registry is an online registry that allows both individuals and institutions to record their financial/secured interests in personal property (all property other than land such as cars, boats, equipment, appliances, etc.) in order to establish their priority as against other parties who have secured interests in the property.
The Residential Tenancies Act gives the Rental Officer specific powers and duties that are designed to resolve disputes between landlords and tenants who have entered into residential tenancy agreements.
The NWT Rental Office provides an important service to both landlords and tenants as a convenient source of information regarding the obligations and responsibilities contained in tenancy agreements.