Statutory interpretation by Cross, Rupert Sir

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Published by Butterworths in London [England] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Statutes -- Great Britain.,
  • Law -- Interpretation and construction.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementby the late Sir Rupert Cross.
ContributionsEngle, George, Sir., Bell, John S.
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21834839M
ISBN 100406049718

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