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law relating to the mentally defective the Mental deficiency act, 1913, with introduction, notes, and appendices containing the Lunacy act, 1890, as amended, and other statutes, regulations, circular letters, &c. by Herbert Davey

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Mental health laws -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Herbert Davey ; new introd. by Charles Bahn.
SeriesThe Historical foundations of forensic psychiatry and psychology
ContributionsGreat Britain.
LC ClassificationsKD3412 .D38 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationx, xxvii, 568 p. ;
Number of Pages568
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4113549M
ISBN 100306760703
LC Control Number80028670

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