Governance of India: A Commentary on the Government of India Act, (Consolidated) of 1919, with Additional Chapters on the Indian Local Government, Indian Army, Indian Finance, and the Native States in India

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N. M. Tripathi & Company, 1924 - India - 384 pages

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Page 1 - Indian peoples, must be judges of the time and measure of each advance, and they must be guided by the co-operation received from those upon whom new opportunities of service will thus be conferred and by the extent to which it is found that confidence can be reposed in their sense of responsibility.
Page 31 - Act, and if an address is presented to His Majesty by either House of Parliament within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which that House has sat...
Page 261 - Majesty, shall be a commission for the purpose of inquiring into the working of the system of government, the growth of education, and the development of representative institutions, in British India, and matters connected therewith, and the commission shall report as to whether and to what extent it is desirable to establish the principle of responsible government, or to extend, modify, or restrict the degree of responsible government then existing therein, including the question whether the establishment...
Page 125 - The provinces are the domain in which the earlier steps towards the progressive realisation of responsible government should be taken. Some measure of responsibility should be given at once, and our (British) aim is to give complete responsibility as soon as conditions permit.
Page 177 - Act shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament as soon as may be after they are made...
Page 177 - Speaker or the presiding member, who shall, however, have and exercise a casting vote in the case of an equality of votes.
Page 113 - ... shall be laid before each House of Parliament for a period of not less than thirty days during the Session of Parliament, and if either of those Houses before the expiration of those thirty days presents an Address to His Majesty against the draft, or any part thereof, no further proceedings shall be taken thereon without prejudice to the making of any new draft scheme.
Page 65 - Act, shall be made without the concurrence of a majority of votes at a meeting of the Council of India : Provided that a grant or appropriation made in accordance with provisions or restrictions prescribed by the Secretary of State in Council with the concurrence of a majority of votes at a meeting of the Council shall be deemed to be made with the concurrence of a majority of such votes.
Page 177 - Questions arising at any meeting shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present, and in case of an equality of votes the chairman shall have a second or casting vote.
Page 175 - No person shall be liable to any proceedings in any court by reason of his speech or vote in either chamber, or by reason of anything contained in any official report of the proceedings of either chamber.

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