The Pitt’s India Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1784 in order to remedy the deficiencies of the Legislation Act of 1773. Thus, Option B is the correct answer. Warren Hastings was the first Governor-General of Bengal to hold office from 1772 to 1785.
What were the recommendations given in the Pitts India Act 1784?
The act mandated that all civil and military officers disclose their property in India and Britain within two months of their joining. The Governor-General’s council’s strength was reduced to three members. One of the three would be the Commander-in-Chief of the British Crown’s army in India.
What were the main provisions of Pitt’s India Act?
The main provisions of the Pitt’s India Act of 1784 were: Board of control was established to maintain the civil, military and revenue affairs of the company; the members of the Governor General’s council in India were reduced to three members; the civil and military officers were asked to disclose the details of their …
Which act is known as act of settlement?
The Act of Settlement was an Amending Act of 1781, which was passed by British Parliament on 5th July 1781 to remove the defects of the Regulating Act 1773. It is also known as Declaratory Act, 1781.
Why did the Regulating Act of 1773 Fail?
The major drawbacks of The Regulating Act of 1773 are stated below: The Governor-General had no veto power. … The parliamentary control that was sought in the activities of the company proved to be ineffective as there was no mechanism to study the reports sent by the Governor-General in Council.
Who introduced First Charter Act?
This Act was passed when Lord Dalhousie was the Governor-General of India. Candidates can also download the Charter Act of 1853 notes PDF from the link given below. Read the Charter Acts of 1793, 1813 and 1833 in the linked articles given below: Charter Act of 1793.
Why did the British passed the Pitt’s India Act list any two reasons?
The Act was significant for two reasons. Firstly, the company’s territories in India were for the first time called the ‘British possession in India’ and secondly, British Government was given the supreme control over Company’s affairs and its administration in India.
What improvement did the Pitt’s India Act of 1784 make over the Regulating Act?
Explanation: Pitt’s India Act of 1784 rectified the defects of Regulating Act of 1773 and to make the administration of the company’s Indianterritories efficient and responsible. This act provided the supreme control over company’s affairs and its administration in India.
Which was the first law of EIC?
Territories and responsibilities ceded to the British Government by the Government of India Act 1858. dissolved by the East India Stock Dividend Redemption Act 1873.
East India Company.
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