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Devolution of powers

Uditha Egalahewa

Devolution of powers

the Sri Lankan experience

by Uditha Egalahewa

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Published by Kamalasabayson Foundation in Colombo .
Written in English


About the Edition

Contributed articles; festschrift for Kandappar Chinniah Kamalasabayson, 1949-2007, former Sri Lankan attorney general on his second death anniversary.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-152).

Statementedited by Uditha Egalahewa, Mahen Gopallawa
ContributionsKamalasabayson, K. C. (Kandappar Chinniah), 1949-2007, Kamalasabayson Foundation
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKPS2303 .D486 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24586208M
ISBN 109789551969011
LC Control Number2009310414
OCLC/WorldCa440716606

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