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Legislation on human rights

Legislation on human rights

with particular reference to the European Convention : a discussion document.

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Published by [Home Office] in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1950),
    • Civil rights -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesConvention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (1950)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD4080 .A84
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[4], 38 p. ;
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4614076M
      LC Control Number77378032


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