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Published by Dept. of Justice in Ottawa .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • False imprisonment -- Canada.,
  • Judicial error -- Canada.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesReform possibilities for section 690 of the Criminal Code, Correction des erreurs judiciaires
ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Justice.
The Physical Object
Pagination21, 21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20347910M

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