First rights a guide to legal rights for young people by Maggie Rae

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Published by NationalCouncil for Civil Liberties .

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Statementby Maggie Rae, Patricia Hewitt and Barry Hugill.
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Pagination113p. :
Number of Pages113
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Open LibraryOL19710199M

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