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Open Peer Review Reports for: Implementing community participation through legislative reform: a study of the policy framework for community participation in the Western Cape province of South Africa

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Original Submission
7 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
31 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Helen Potts
1 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gorik Ooms
24 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Benjamin Meier
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
25 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-698X-12-15

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