Costs, sentencing profiles and the Scottish criminal justice system, 2001.
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Published by Scottish Executive in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Great Britain.,
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Scotland.

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ContributionsScotland. Scottish Executive.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21235692M
ISBN 100755910370

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