Constitution of the Bechuanaland Protectorate (1961)
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Published by The Centre in Lobatsi .
Written in English



  • Botswana.


  • Constitutional law -- Botswana.,
  • Constitutional history -- Botswana.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by the Information Branch of the Bechuanaland Protectorate Government, in cooperation with the Bechuanaland Book Centre.
ContributionsBechuanaland Book Centre.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. :
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4602027M
LC Control Number77365042

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