Political Science(GS) Constitution of India-Acts of Constitution Revision (Page 1 of 3)

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Charter Act, 1853

This act segregated the functions of legislation and execution for the members under Governor General for the first.

This act almost gave a green signal for open competition to select the servants who would work for the country.

This act… (54 more words) …

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Charter Act, 1813

Monopoly of the Company over the trade was abolished in India but for trade with China and for trade in tea was continued.

What position did British territories have in India constitutionally was defined for the very first time.

Christian… (9 more words) …

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Indian Councils Act, 1909 or Morley-Minto Reform

This act brought in the first step of the ‘Divide and Rule’ strategy as it gave chance to Muslims to represent themselves in the Council comunally. (Lord Minto came to be known as the father of communal electorate).

The Indians… (60 more words) …

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Pitt’s India Act, 1784

This act was passed so as to correct the problems of the earlier act which stated that the territories under the rule of company will be known ‘British possessions in India’

It made distinction between the commercial and political functions… (21 more words) …

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Charter Act, 1793

According to this act, the Indian exchequer was liable to pay the salaries of the members of the Board of Control.

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