The charter of 1726 in india
English rule was followed. This made the Hindu Residents very furious and they approach the Governor to interfere.
In civil matters, the Admiralty Court had decided more than the value of 3 pagodas. In criminal cases, it had decided when the punishment was to lose life or limbs.
The Mayor and Aldermen selected Burgesses whose strength was not to exceed Three of them i. Ultimately another Mayor was to be elected.
Judiciary was vague. The Charter of did not make such provision. Choultry Court: The primitive and native Choultry Court functioned there. The Charter of although it purported to improve the judicial system in India, did not make any such provision.
Appeals were allowed to the Admiralty Court. Administration of Justice in Presidencies: Justice of Peace: The Governor and 5 senior members of the Council would have criminal jurisdiction and would be justice of peace.
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The Court was also granted testamentary jurisdiction id power to issue letters of administration to the legal heir of the deceased person. The Government later complained that its secretary had been treated with indignity by the Court. Agent And Council: In the White Town, the agent and council were authorised to decide both civil and criminal cases of English people residing at Fort St. Privy Council: If the value of the suit was more than pagodas a second appeal was permitted to this court. It consisted of one person learned in civil law and two merchants appointed by the company. The Aldermen hold office for lifelong. Appeals were allowed to the Admiralty Court. This made the Hindu Residents very furious and they approach the Governor to interfere. The court decided, all cases of mercantile or maritime nature, trespass, injuries and wrongs committed on high seas, forfeiture and seizure of ships or goods. Under his leadership, Legal Bites has been researching and developing resources through blogging, educational resources, competitions, and seminars. Thus under this Charter, the first appeal could be filed before the Governor-in-Council and the second although in some cases appeal could be taken to the King-in-Council in England. But the Charter of which introduced the British laws into India brought all the legal technicalities of the British Courts of law. Court of reward. The Mayor and three Aldermen were to be English servants of the company and others were to be from any nation.
It have not tried serious offences like murder but tried other cases only.
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