The South African law of jurisdiction

by Pollak, Walter.

Publisher: Hortors Ltd. in Johannesburg

Written in English
Published: Pages: 265 Downloads: 226
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Edition Notes

Statementby Walter Pollak.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKTL1664 .P657 1937
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, [1] p., 1 l., 265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22792886M
LC Control Number38035270

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