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Regulating Act of 1773

Filed under: Indian Constitution Politics on 2022-07-10 12:15:09

» This Act was based on the report of a committee headed by the British Prime Minister Lord North.
» Governance of the East India Company was put under British parliamentary control.
» The Governor of Bengal was nominated as Governor General for all the three Presidencies of Calcutta, Bombay and Madras. Warren Hastings was the first such Governor General.
» A Supreme Court was established in Calcutta (now Kolkata).
» Governor General was empowered to make rules, regulations and ordinances with the consent of the Supreme Court.

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