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Corporal punishment report of the Advisory Council on the Treatment of Offenders by Great Britain. Advisory Council on the Treatment of Offenders.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London, England .
Written in English


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Statementpresented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for the Home Department by Command of Her Majesty, Novermber 1960.
SeriesCmnd -- 1213
ContributionsGreat Britain. Home Office.
LC ClassificationsHV 8621 G8 G78 1960, HV8621.G7 .A45 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15161026M

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