Company Rule

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Pitts India Act 1784Distinguished between the commercial and political functions of the company
Pitts India Act 1784System of dual government- Court of directors and Board of control
Pitts India Act 1784Empowered the board of control to supervise all operations on civil and military govt and revenues
Pitts India Act 1784Company's territories became British possessions
Charter Act 1833Governor general of Bengal became Governor of India [Entire territory under British control]
Charter Act 1833Deprived governor of Madras and Bombay of legislative powers.
Charter Act 1833All laws made under this act were acts, previously made laws were called regulations
Charter Act 1833Ended the activities of EIC as a commercial body. EIC became purely administrative.
Charter Act 1833Attempted open competition for ICS. However it was opposed by court of directors
Charter Act 1853Last in series of charter acts by British Parliament
Charter Act 1853Separate Governor-General's legislative concil
Charter Act 1853Open competition for ICS (Macaulay Committee)
Charter Act 1853Extended EIC's rule
Charter Act 1853Local representation (4/6 were Indians in the legislative council)
Regulating Act 1773Laid the foundation for central administration in India
Regulating Act 1773Recognized the political and administrative functions of EIC
Regulating Act 1773Designated Governor of Bengal as Governor general of Bengal
Regulating Act 1773Established a supreme court in Calcutta
Regulating Act 1773Revenue reported by court of directors to the British Government