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  1. accountant general(Noun)

    A head or superintending accountant in certain public offices.

  2. accountant general(Noun)

    An officer in the English court of chancery who received the moneys paid into the court, and deposited them in the Bank of England.

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  1. Accountant General

    The Accountant General or Accountant-General was formerly an officer in the English Court of Chancery who received all moneys lodged in court, deposited them in a bank, and disbursed them. The office was abolished by the Chancery Funds Act of 1872, with the duties transferred to the Paymaster-General. See section 97 of the Supreme Court Act 1981


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