Political Science(GS) Constitution of India-Acts of Constitution Revision (Page 2 of 3)

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The Cabinet Mission Plan

In the year 1946, British Prime Minister Clement Attlee formulated a cabinet mission which would decide and discuss about how the power of rule would be transferred to the Indian leaders and the strategy of providing India independence dominion status… (68 more words) …

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Government of India Act, 1919 or Montague- Chelmsford Reforms

This system brought about a major change as it initiated ‘Dyarchy’ system at provincial level as they divided the provincial subjects into two parts - transferred and reserved.

The provinces were given rest from functions of central control.

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Government of India Act, 1935

Under this act, All India Federation was established which included provinces and princely states as units.

The various powers were divided between the centre and units in three categories-Federal, Provincial and Concurrent lists. Residuary powers were empowered in Viceroy.

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Indian Councils Act, 1892

This act gave Legislative Council the functions to make Budget and power to discuss it.

This act proposed to have an increase the non-official members in the Central and Provincial Legislative Councils.

Charter Act, 1833

This act totally made the British body in the country centralized as administrative head as their monopoly power to trade with China was taken away.

It declared the Governor General of Bengal as the Governor General of India. (The First… (37 more words) …

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