Bankruptcy in Crisis - A Regency Saga
John Paul Tribe
Kingston Law School
Insolvency Intelligence, Vol. 17, No.6, 2004
Discusses bankruptcy legislation in England and Wales prior to 1825. Considers criticisms made of bankruptcy laws by the Lord Chancellor, Lord Eldon in 1801 and the Solicitor General, Sir Samuel Romilly in 1806. Notes the increase in the work of the bankruptcy courts in the first quarter of the nineteenth century. Examines criticisms of the drafting of the Bankruptcy Act 1825.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 10
Keywords: insolvency, england and wales, bankruptcy reform, lord eldon, Bankruptcy act 1825, sir samuel romilly
JEL Classification: K00Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 17, 2009 ; Last revised: January 21, 2009
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