The Reformed Constitution of British India

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K. Narandas, 1921 - 250 pages
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Page 13 - The policy of His Majesty's Government, with which the Government of India are in complete accord, is that of the increasing association of Indians in every branch of the administration and the gradual development of self-governing institutions with a view to the progressive realization of responsible government in India as an integral part of the British Empire.
Page 130 - ... no person in that service may be dismissed by any authority subordinate to that by which he was appointed...
Page 247 - And whereas the time and manner of each advance can be determined only by Parliament, upon whom responsibility lies for the welfare and advancement of the Indian peoples...
Page 34 - And whereas concurrently with the gradual development of self-governing institutions in the Provinces of India it is expedient to give to those Provinces in provincial matters the largest measure of independence of the Government of India, which is compatible with the due discharge by the latter of its own responsibilities...
Page 247 - 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 of whether the...
Page 16 - The provinces are the domain in which the earlier steps towards the progressive realization of responsible government should be taken. Some measure of responsibility should be given at once, and our aim is to give complete responsibility as soon as conditions permit. This involves at once giving the provinces the largest measure of independence, legislative, administrative, and financial, of the Government of India which is compatible with the due discharge by the latter of its own responsibilities.
Page 247 - 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 162 - 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 119 - In the debates of the legislative council members of the executive council should act together and ministers should act together, but members of the executive council and ministers should not oppose each other by speech or vote ; members of the executive council should not be required to support either by speech or vote...
Page 34 - ... and whereas, concurrently with the gradual development of self-governing institutions in the Provinces of India, it is expedient to give to those Provinces in Provincial matters the largest measure of independence of the Government of India which is compatible with due discharge by the latter of its own responsibilities...

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