Le droit de l’eau potable au Québec

Hugo Tremblay, Paule Halley

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    Original languageFrench
    Pages (from-to)333-391
    Number of pages59
    JournalLes Cahiers de Droit
    Volume49
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008

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    Tremblay, H., & Halley, P. (2008). Le droit de l’eau potable au Québec. Les Cahiers de Droit, 49(3), 333-391.
    Tremblay, Hugo ; Halley, Paule. / Le droit de l’eau potable au Québec. In: Les Cahiers de Droit. 2008 ; Vol. 49, No. 3. pp. 333-391.
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    Tremblay, H & Halley, P 2008, 'Le droit de l’eau potable au Québec', Les Cahiers de Droit, vol. 49, no. 3, pp. 333-391.

    Le droit de l’eau potable au Québec. / Tremblay, Hugo; Halley, Paule.

    In: Les Cahiers de Droit, Vol. 49, No. 3, 09.2008, p. 333-391.

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