2 edition of Plain English and the law. found in the catalog.
Plain English and the law.
Law Reform Commission of Victoria.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Report,, no. 9, Report (Law Reform Commission of Victoria) ;, no. 9.|
|LC Classifications||KUG219 .A24 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 120 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||120|
|LC Control Number||92224141|
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