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Published by University of Tasmania Law Press in [Hobart, Tas.] .
Written in English


  • Law -- Australian Antarctic Territory

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StatementStuart B. Kaye, Donald R. Rothwell, Susan Dando.
SeriesAntarctic and Southern Ocean law and policy occasional papers -- 8.
ContributionsRothwell, Donald, 1959-, Dando, Susan., University of Tasmania. Faculty of Law.
The Physical Object
Pagination140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
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Open LibraryOL16319951M
ISBN 100859018628

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