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Published by Institute of Third World Art & Literature in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.,
  • Canada.,
  • France.


  • Criminal liability of juristic persons -- Great Britain.,
  • Criminal liability of juristic persons -- Canada.,
  • Criminal liability of juristic persons -- France.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby E.N. Ngwafor.
LC ClassificationsK5069 .N48 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 119 p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL595282M
ISBN 100948977108
LC Control Number96187405

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