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Published by Ministry of Justice in The Hague .
Written in English


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Cover title: text begins on front cover.

Statementby A.C. Berghuis and P. van Hooff.
SeriesDutch penal law and policy : notes on criminological research from the Research and Documentation Centre -- 02/04, Dutch penal law and policy -- 02/04.
ContributionsHooff, P. van., Netherlands. Ministerie van Justice. Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek- en Documentatiecentrum.
The Physical Object
Pagination[14p.]
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14472187M

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