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Published by Whitcombe and Tombs limited in Christchurch [etc.] .
Written in English



  • New Zealand.


  • Constitutional law -- New Zealand

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Edition Notes

Statementby J. Hight ... and H. D. Bamford ...
ContributionsBamford, H. D.
LC ClassificationsJQ5811 .H5
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 418 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6578821M
LC Control Number15016458

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