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Ed. of 1973 entered under: Denmark. Direktoratet for fængselsvæsenet.

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Statementby Arne Lønberg.
ContributionsLønberg, Arne., Denmark. Direktoratet for fængselsvæsenet.
LC ClassificationsHV8437 .A6 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination116 p. :
Number of Pages116
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Open LibraryOL4675726M
ISBN 108750317180
LC Control Number77566800

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The average sentence is six months, and only two percent are over two years. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Denmark.

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