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Women and the law in New Zealand

Women and the law in New Zealand

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Published by Hicks Smith in association with Sweet & Maxwell (N.Z.) in Wellington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- New Zealand

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Kaye Turner and Pauline Vaver.
      ContributionsTurner, Kaye., Vaver, Pauline.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination87 p. ;
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4932211M
      ISBN 100456018409
      LC Control Number76359015
      OCLC/WorldCa2786820

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