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Colonial Stock Act, 1877

Colonial Stock Act, 1877

The Colonial Stock Act passed by the UK Parliament in 1877 made provision for colonial stocks to be inscribed in a register. It gave greater security to investors and traders in colonial stock, as transfers could only be conducted through the register.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'International economic relations - New Zealand in the world economy, 19th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010