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Legal aspects of mental illness.

William Herbert Gattie

Legal aspects of mental illness.

Procedure.

by William Herbert Gattie

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Published by Shaw & Sons Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Mental health laws -- Great Britain.,
    • Forms (Law) -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy William H. Gattie ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Pagination86 p.
      Number of Pages86
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6303302M
      LC Control Number34008232
      OCLC/WorldCa9438326

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