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Colonial Stock Act, 1877

Colonial Stock Act, 1877

The Colonial Stock Act of the UK Parliament, passed in 1877, made provision for colonial stocks to be inscribed in a register, and 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, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/24791/colonial-stock-act-1877 (accessed 22 May 2019)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, published 11 Mar 2010