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Published by Statistics Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Judicial statistics -- Canada.,
  • Criminal statistics -- Canada.,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- Canada -- Statistics.,
  • Criminal courts -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

StatementStatistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics.
ContributionsStatistics Canada.
LC ClassificationsKE198 .C36 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18870792M
ISBN 100660177331

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