ACT UNDER BRITISH RULE - STUDY MATERIAL FOR VARIOUS DEPARTMENTAL EXAMINATION

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egulating Act,
1773-First step taken by the British Government to control and regulate the affairs of the East India Company in India
Pitt's India Act, 1784
It was introduced to remove the drawbacks of the Regulating Act
Charter Act, 1813
 Monopoly of the Company's trade abolished except trade in tea & trade with China
Charter Act, 1833
It made the Governor-General of Bengal as the Governor-General of India.
Charter Act, 1853
The legislative and executive functions of the Governor-General's Council were separated.
Government of India Act, 1858
This Act transferred the Government territories and revenues of India from the East India Company to the British Crown.
Indian Councils Act, 1861
Governor- General's Executive Council should have some Indians as the non-official members while transacting the legislative businesses.
Indian Councils Act, 1892
 Enlarged the functions of the Legislative Councils and gave them the power of discussing the Budget and addressing questions to the Executive
Indian Councils Act, 1909
This Act is also known as the Morley-Minto Reforms (Lord Morley was the then Secretary of State for India and Lord Minto was the then Governor- General of India). Introduction of an element of direct elections to the Legislative Councils
Government of India Act, 1919
 This Act is also known as the Montague Chelmsford Reforms. Montague was the then Secretary of State and Lord Chelmsford was the then Governor General of India. The act was meant to provide "Responsible Govt". in India
Government of India Act of 1935
 The Act provided for the establishment of an 'All-India Federation' consisting of the Provinces and thePrincely States as the units.
Indian Independence Act of 1947
It declared India as an Independent and Sovereign State
Collected by  S Jayachandran  , SA , Mavelikara Division, 690101 9961464279

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