Juvenile justice in Hong Kong
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Juvenile justice in Hong Kong the juvenile offenders ordinance, the basic law and its inadequacies a Canadian perspective. by

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

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Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 2003.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche : negative.
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Open LibraryOL20409185M
ISBN 100612781585

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