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Published by Canadian Institute of Resources Law in Calgary, Alta .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Water rights -- Canada.,
  • Water -- Law and legislation -- Canada.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementDavid R. Percy.
LC ClassificationsKE5145 .P47 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 103 p. ;
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2257525M
ISBN 100919269214
LC Control Number89137169

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