Legal representation for aborigines notes for the guidance of field officers. by Western Australia. Dept. of Native Welfare

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  • Australia,
  • Western Australia.

Subjects:

  • Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.,
  • Courts -- Australia -- Western Australia.

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Pagination19 p.
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL5235953M
LC Control Number75306622

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