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Government of India Act, 1935


      Government of India Act 1935-Main Provisions
No. Government of India Act 1935
1. Government of India Act 1935 was based on Simon Commission report, Muddiman Committee Report, deliberations of three Round Table Conferences, Communal Award etc.
2. This Act was the second milestome in the introduction of responsible government in India.
3. The Government of India Act 1935 contains 14 parts and 10 Schedules.
4. The Act abolished dyarchy in provinces and autonomy was given to them.
5. Dyarcy was introduced at the Centre.
6. All India Federation with two governments i.e. Union and States. was created.
7. The Central Legislature consists Rajya Sabha and Federal Assembly.
8. Governor General was the chief administrator of the Federal Government.
9. Governor Geneal has the power to appoint or remove the council of ministers, issue of ordinances, summoning, proroguing or dissolving the Federal Assembly.
10. Native states was given freedom either to join or quit the Federation.
11. Division of powers, Federal court, written and rigid constitution were the federal features.
12. 59 items included in Central List, 54 items included in State list.
13. Governor General was authorised to make a law on residuary subjects.
14. Burma was separated from India.
15. Administrative subjects of the Union Government is divided into two Lists i.e. Reserved and Transferred.
16. Reserved List comprised Defence, External affairs, Communal issues, Tribal Welfare etc.
17. Governor General had the authority over reserved subjects with the help of three British Councillors.
18. Governor General supervises the matters of the Transferred List.
19. Federal court was constituted to settle the conflicts between the Union and the Provinces.
20. The principle of communal electorates extended to Indian Christians, Anglo-Indians, Harijans and Europeans.
21. New offices like Advocate General, Financial Adviser, Federal Railway Authority etc., were created.
      
Charter Acts Minto Morley Reforms Montague Chelmsfor Reforms Government of India Act 1935

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