§51-6-2. Powers and duties as to securities.
The certificates of stock or other securities in which, under the orders of the court, such investments may be made, shall be taken in the name of the general receiver, as such, and be kept by him, unless otherwise specially ordered; and he shall have the power to sell, transfer or collect the same, when ordered by the court to do so, but not otherwise; and in case of his death, resignation or removal, his successor, or any person specially appointed by the court for that purpose, shall have like power.