Nova Scotia. Registrar of Joint Stock Companies

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Nova Scotia. Registrar of Joint Stock Companies

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The Registrar of Joint Stock Companies is responsible for the incorporation and registration of companies, partnerships, societies and associations under a variety of provincial statutes. The Nova Scotia Companies Act of 1900 established the office, which was afterwards assigned to the deputy Provincial Secretary. Since the late 1960s, however, a separate agent has been appointed Registrar of Joint Stock Companies.


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