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Law and order and the rule of law in South Africa

Arthur Suzman

Law and order and the rule of law in South Africa

by Arthur Suzman

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Published by South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- South Africa.,
    • Rule of law -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      An address delivered at the University of Stellenbosch, May, 1973.

      Statementby Arthur Suzman.
      SeriesTopical talks ;, 30
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT751 .T6 no. 30
      The Physical Object
      Pagination13 p. ;
      Number of Pages13
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5232461M
      ISBN 100869820729
      LC Control Number75302683
      OCLC/WorldCa1230941

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