Hong Kong Civil Court practice

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  • Hong Kong (China). -- High Court -- Rules and practice,
  • Court rules -- China -- Hong Kong,
  • Civil procedure -- China -- Hong Kong

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Statementedited by W.S. Clarke.
ContributionsClarke, W. S., Hong Kong (China). High Court.
LC ClassificationsKNQ9335.2.H54 H66 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination1587 p. ;
Number of Pages1587
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23728400M
ISBN 109789888016327
LC Control Number2009407507

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