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Victorian InsolvencyBankruptcy, Imprisonment for Debt, and Company Winding-up in Nineteenth-Century England$
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V. Markham Lester

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780198205180

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.001.0001

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Return to ‘Officialism’, 1870–1883

Return to ‘Officialism’, 1870–1883

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(p.170) 5 Return to ‘Officialism’, 1870–1883
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Victorian Insolvency
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V. Markham Lester

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205180.003.0005

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 of government in the supervision of the bankruptcy system had widespread support and they were for the most part uncontroversial. In addition, the influence of business organizations opposing ‘officialism’ was not as great as it had been in 1869 because of the failure of the creditor-managed system that they had previously supported.

Keywords:   bankruptcy administration, creditors, reforms, business organizations, officialism

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