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General principles of criminal law through the cases by Visser, P. J.

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Published by Butterworth in Durban, Woburn, MA .
Written in English



  • South Africa


  • Criminal law -- South Africa -- Cases

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Statementby P.J. Visser and J.P. Vorster.
ContributionsVorster, J. P.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 523 p. ;
Number of Pages523
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3242966M
ISBN 100409061182
LC Control Number83158293

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General Principles of Criminal Law. Excerpt. This book, first published in , was written to elucidate the basic ideas of criminal law in the light of current knowledge and to organize that law in terms of a definite theory. In the preparation of this edition, I have tried to . Cover title: Visser & Vorster's general principles of criminal law through the cases. Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Other Titles: Visser & Vorster's general principles of criminal law through the cases: Responsibility: by P.J. Visser and J.P. Vorster, M.C. Maré. Get this from a library! General principles of criminal law through the cases. [P J Visser; J P Vorster]. It provides notes and important cases on criminal law.