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Published by Commonwealth Secretariat in London .
Written in English



  • Ghana.


  • Water -- Law and legislation -- Ghana.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- Ghana.,
  • Environmental law -- Ghana.

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Statementby A.J. Adamson ... [et al.].
SeriesLaw and human ecology in the Commonwealth ;, v. 1
ContributionsAdamson, A. J.
LC ClassificationsK3585.4 .L39 1985 vol. 1
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 133 p. :
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2460279M
ISBN 10085092278X
LC Control Number87165684

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