Religion and the law

report of a community forum on the constitution and its effect on religious beliefs and practices.

Publisher: Social Planning Council of Metropolitan Toronto in Toronto

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SeriesConstitutional issues in religion and the law
ContributionsSocial Planning Council of Metropolitan Toronto.
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL21099861M
ISBN 100919456634

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