A simplified version of the Sexual Offences Act 2006.
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A simplified version of the Sexual Offences Act 2006.

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Published by Centre for Rights Education and Awareness in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPopular version of the Sexual Offences Act 2006
ContributionsCentre for Rights, Education, and Awareness.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23188464M
LC Control Number2009349183

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