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Supreme Court of Canada"s interpretation of the Canadian Bill of Rights

Mitchell Wigdor

Supreme Court of Canada"s interpretation of the Canadian Bill of Rights

by Mitchell Wigdor

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Published by Canadian Human Rights Foundation in Montreal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada,
  • Civil rights -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves 96-98.

    Statementby Mitchell Wigdor.
    ContributionsCanadian Human Rights Foundation., Canada. Supreme Court.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF4483C5 W541980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination98 leaves.
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17312972M

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