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Published by European Committee on Crime Problems, Sales agents, Manhattan Pub. Co. in Strasbourg, Croton, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • Europe

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  • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- Europe -- Criminal provisions.

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ContributionsEuropean Committee on Crime Problems.
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LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2801111M
ISBN 109287102171
LC Control Number83231762

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