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Charter of 1726

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    Charter of 1726 Charter of 1726 Presentation Transcript

    • MAYOR’S COURT
    •     CHARTER ISSUED TO THE COMPANY BY KING GEORGE I ON THE 24TH SEPT.1726. INTRODUCED UNIFORMITY OF APPROACH IN ALL THREE PRESIDENCIES. DESIGNATED AS ROYAL COURTS. CHARTER OF 1726 INITIATED THE SYSTEM OF APPEALS FROM THE COURTS IN INDIA TO PRIVY COUNCIL IN ENGLAND.
    •     BRIDGE BETWEEN ENGLISH AND INDIAN LEGAL SYSTEM. ESTABLISHED A LOCAL LEGISLATURE IN EACH PRESIDENCY TOWN. DATE OF INTRODUCTION OF ENGLISH LAW IN PRESIDENCY TOWNS. CHARTER IS USUALLY CHARACTERIZED AS JUDICIAL CHARTER.
    •    GREAT NEED OF PROPER AND COMPETENT POWER FOR MORE SPEEDY AND EFFECTUAL ADMINISTRATION OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE. ABSENCE OF COMPETENT COURT IN INDIA. NEED TO CREATE CORPORATIONS IN ALL THE PRESIDENCY TOWNS ON UNIFORM BASIS.
    • CORPORATION MAYOR 9 ALDERMAN
    • CHARTER OF 1726 CHARTER OF 1687 APPLIED TO ALL PRESIDENCY TOWNS APPLIED TO MADRAS ONLY JURISDICTION IN CIVIL CASES ONLY WIDER JURISDICTION (CIVIL AND CRIMINAL) APPEALS LAY TO GOV- INCOUNCIL, AND THEN TO KINGIN- COUNCIL APPEALS LAY TO ADMIRALTY COURTS ROYAL COURT COMPANY COURT COURT OF ENGLISH LAW COURT OF EQUITY