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Scottish Borstal system report by Great Britain. Scottish Advisory Council on the Treatment of Offenders and Rehabilitation.

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Published by H. M. S. O in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile delinquents -- Education -- Scotland.,
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- Scotland.

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Edition Notes

Statementby the Scottish Advisory Council on the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Offenders.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Scottish Home Dept.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20870626M

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