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Legal rights in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

David C. McDonald

Legal rights in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

a manual of issues and sources

by David C. McDonald

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Published by Carswell Legal Publications (Western) in Toronto .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDavid C. McDonald.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKE4381 .M28 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 275 p. ;
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3116920M
      LC Control Number82226307


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