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Discussion paper on key legislative issues relating to child abuse

Corinne Robertshaw

Discussion paper on key legislative issues relating to child abuse

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Published by Health and Welfare Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Child abuse -- Law and legislation -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesOutline of key legislative issues relating to child abuse.
      Statement[prepared by Corinne Robertshaw].
      ContributionsCanada. Health and Welfare Canada.
      LC ClassificationsKE8926 .R63 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination81 p. ;
      Number of Pages81
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3089362M
      LC Control Number82191767

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