Evaluation of the use of computers in magistrate"s courts
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Published by Home Office in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.


  • Court administration -- Great Britain -- Data processing.,
  • Justices of the peace -- Great Britain.

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ContributionsGreat Britain. Home Office.
LC ClassificationsKD394.5.C67 E93 1985
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Paginationxii, 154 p. :
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2750848M
ISBN 100862521831
LC Control Number86101314

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