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Charter Act 1833

The main provisions of the Act are as follows:

Charter Act 1833 was passed during the period of William Bentick.

This Act required the Government of India to take steps for the abolition of slavery and betterment of slaves.

The monopoly of the company was abolished.

The minister for Indian affairs was the President of the Board of Control.

Governor General of Bengal became the Governor General of India.

The Bombay and Madras Presidencies were deprived the power of making laws and the Governor General alone has the power to make laws.

A new member called the Law Member was added to the Exeductive Council.

The number of members of the Governor Council of Bombay and Madras were reduced to two.

Separate armies for Bombay and Madras under the control of Central Government.

Appointment of Law Commission for the codification of laws in India.