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Facilitating police interviewing of people with a mental handicap role of the appropriate adult : practice guidelines by Fife Appropriate Adult Working Group.

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Published by Fife Constabulary in [Glenrothes] .
Written in English

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Statement[Fife Appropriate Adult Working Group.
ContributionsFife Constabulary.
The Physical Object
Pagination19p. :
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL18993200M

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