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Children ACT Review

Carolyn Martin

Children ACT Review

A Scottish Experience

by Carolyn Martin

  • 380 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Stationery Office Books (TSO) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Child welfare,
  • Scots law: family law,
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10032670M
    ISBN 100114952442
    ISBN 109780114952440


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