The Accident compensation act 1972 by Ian B. Campbell

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Published by University of Wellington in Victoria [N.Z.] .

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  • Insurance, Accident -- New Zealand,
  • Workers" compensation -- Law and legislation -- New Zealand

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Statementby Ian B. Campbell.
SeriesOccasional papers in industrial relations ;, no. 7
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 36 l.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5089172M
LC Control Number74160571

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