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Published by Govt. of Pakistan, Pakistan Law Commission in Islamabad .
Written in English



  • Pakistan.


  • Jails -- Law and legislation -- Pakistan.,
  • Law reform -- Pakistan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPakistan Law Commission.
LC ClassificationsKPL4824 .R47 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination49 p. ;
Number of Pages49
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL517733M
LC Control Number98930093

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