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Return to ‘Officialism’, 1870–1883

V. Markham Lester

in Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter examines the Parliament's decision to abandon the creditor-managed system of bankruptcy administration in England in 1883. During this period, most of the reforms that extended the role ... More


Aftermath and Summary of Conclusions

V. Markham Lester

in Victorian Insolvency: Bankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205180
eISBN:
9780191676536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on insolvency law reform in England during the 19th century and provides some observations about the legacy of the Bankruptcy Act of 1883. It ... More


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