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Review of consumer protection legislation.

Alasdair Finnie

Review of consumer protection legislation.

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Published by Law Reform Commission of Papua New Guinea in [Waigani] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Papua New Guinea.
    • Subjects:
    • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- Papua New Guinea.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesOccasional paper / Law Reform Commission of Papua New Guinea ;, no. 17, Occasional paper (Law Reform Commission of Papua New Guinea) ;, no. 17.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1 > ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3043089M
      LC Control Number82135553

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