Legislative ethics a comparative analysis.

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Published by National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) in Washington, DC .

Written in English

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  • Legislative bodies -- Ethics.,
  • Legislative bodies -- Corrupt practices.,
  • Parliamentary practice.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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SeriesLegislative research series. Paper -- # 4
ContributionsNational Democratic Institute for International Affairs.
LC ClassificationsK3312 .L44 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. ;
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16828713M
LC Control Number2008613134

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