Charter of Rights and Freedoms : legal rights by Nis Moller

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Published by Library of Parliament, Research Branch in [Ottawa] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Canada.,
  • Civil rights -- Canada,
  • Criminal law -- Canada.

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Book details

StatementNis Moller.
SeriesCurrent issue review -- 83-15E.
ContributionsMorris, Christopher, 1906-, Canada. Library of Parliament. Research Branch.
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. ;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14864221M
ISBN 10066014462X

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