Resource requirements and value for money in the Magistrates" Courts" service by John W. Raine

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Published by Institute of Local Government Studies, University of Birmingham in [Birmingham, U.K.] .

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  • Justice, Administration of -- England -- Birmingham,
  • Court administration -- England -- Birmingham,
  • Courts -- Officials and employees -- Salaries, allowances, etc.

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StatementJohn W. Raine & Lesley G. Henshaw.
ContributionsHenshaw, L. G., University of Birmingham. Institute of Local Government Studies.
LC ClassificationsJS3356B27 R25 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 126 p. :
Number of Pages126
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Open LibraryOL16881452M

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