Christchurch Supreme/High Court Bankruptcy Registers   (3003)
c.1863 - 1998  range held: 1863 - 1998


GENERAL


Bankruptcy Registers controlled access to the Supreme/High Court Bankruptcy Files, which documented the process whereby the estate of a person unable to pay his/her debts is administered and distributed for the benefit of creditors. These registers documented cases controlled by the Supreme/High Court sitting in Christchurch.


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Dates of Holdings : 1863 - 1998
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Christchurch Regional Office
Access : Open  see more …


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Bankruptcy Act 1867
  • Bankruptcy Act 1883
  • Bankruptcy Act 1892
  • Bankruptcy Act 1908
  • Bankruptcy Amendment Act 1927
  • Insolvency Act 1967
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 7
Date Approved: 04/02/2019