Victims of crime, victims of change transition and discretion in crime victim assistance legislation in British Columbia. by British Columbia. Office of the Ombudsman.

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  • British Columbia.,
  • British Columbia.,
  • British Columbia. -- Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General,
  • British Columbia.,
  • Compensation (Law) -- British Columbia.,
  • Victims of crimes -- Legal status, laws, etc -- British Columbia.,
  • Damages -- British Columbia.

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SeriesSpecial report no. 30, May 2007, to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
ContributionsBritish Columbia. Legislative Assembly.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19716691M
ISBN 109780772657701

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