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Administration of justice in Bombay <br />1668- 1726<br />
ISLAND OF BOMBAY<br />PORTUGUESE WERE THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO ACQUIRE THE ISLAND OF BOMBAY IN 1534, FROM THE KING OF GUJARAT...
JUDICIAL SYSTEM<br />BEFORE 1726, THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM IN THE ISLAND OF BOMBAY GREW IN THREE STAGES:<br />FIRST STAGE: 1668...
FIRST PERIOD 1668- 1683<br />CHARTER OF 1668.<br />JUDICIAL SYSTEM<br />     SURAT PRESIDENCY(GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL)<br /> ...
FIRST JUDICIAL SYSTEM<br />GERALD AUNGIER, GOVERNOR OF SURAT, ARCHITECT OF FIRST JUDICIAL SYSTEM, IN 1670.<br />          ...
JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF 1672<br />NEW SYSTEM CONSISTED OF GEORGE WILCOX AS JUDGE.<br />THE COURT WAS TO HAVE JURISDICTION IN AL...
SECOND PERIOD: 1684- 1690<br />DR. JOHN ST JOHN  WAS A PERSON LEARNED IN THE CIVIL LAW.<br />CHARTER OF 1683.<br />KING’S ...
THIRD PERIOD: 1718- 1726<br />IN 1718, A COURT APPEARED AGAIN IN BOMBAY WITH CHIEF JUSTICE AND NINE OTHER JUDGES, OF WHOM ...
ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE AT CALCUTTA 1690- 1726<br />MUGHAL JUDICIAL SYSTEM.<br />KAZIS AND COURTS.<br />NAWAB’S COURTS.<...
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  1. 1. Administration of justice in Bombay <br />1668- 1726<br />
  2. 2. ISLAND OF BOMBAY<br />PORTUGUESE WERE THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO ACQUIRE THE ISLAND OF BOMBAY IN 1534, FROM THE KING OF GUJARAT.<br />IN 1661, PORTUGUESE KING, ALFONSUS VI TRANSFERRED THE ISLAND TO CHARLES II AS DOWRY ON THE MARRIAGE OF HIS SISTER CATHERINE WITH THE BRITISH KING.<br />CHARLES II TRANSFERRED IT TO THE EAST INDIA COMPANY IN 1668 FOR AN INSIGNIFICANT ANNUAL RENT OF 10 POUNDS.<br />
  3. 3. JUDICIAL SYSTEM<br />BEFORE 1726, THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM IN THE ISLAND OF BOMBAY GREW IN THREE STAGES:<br />FIRST STAGE: 1668- 1683<br />SECOND STAGE: 1683- 1690<br />THIRD STAGE: 1718- 1726<br />
  4. 4. FIRST PERIOD 1668- 1683<br />CHARTER OF 1668.<br />JUDICIAL SYSTEM<br /> SURAT PRESIDENCY(GOVERNOR AND COUNCIL)<br /> BOMBAY <br />
  5. 5. FIRST JUDICIAL SYSTEM<br />GERALD AUNGIER, GOVERNOR OF SURAT, ARCHITECT OF FIRST JUDICIAL SYSTEM, IN 1670.<br /> BOMBAY DIVIDED INTO 2 DIVISIONS<br />EACH DIVISION HAD ONE COURT WITH 5 JUDGES.<br />THE CUSTOM OFFICER WAS TO BE PRISIDENT OF THE COURT.<br />
  6. 6. JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF 1672<br />NEW SYSTEM CONSISTED OF GEORGE WILCOX AS JUDGE.<br />THE COURT WAS TO HAVE JURISDICTION IN ALL CASES CIVIL, CRIMINAL, PROBATE AND TESTAMENTARY.<br />BOMBAY WAS DIVIDED INTO 4 SECTIONS.<br />JUSTICES OF PEACE WERE APPOINTED.<br />COURT OF CONSCIENCE<br />
  7. 7. SECOND PERIOD: 1684- 1690<br />DR. JOHN ST JOHN WAS A PERSON LEARNED IN THE CIVIL LAW.<br />CHARTER OF 1683.<br />KING’S BENCH OF COMMON PLEAS.<br />1690 BOMBAY ATTACKED BY ADMIRAL SIDDI.<br />1690- 1718 IS THE DARK PERIOD IN LEGAL HISTORY OF ISLAND.<br />1687 BOMBAY BECAME PRESIDENCY.<br />
  8. 8. THIRD PERIOD: 1718- 1726<br />IN 1718, A COURT APPEARED AGAIN IN BOMBAY WITH CHIEF JUSTICE AND NINE OTHER JUDGES, OF WHOM 5 WERE BRITISH.<br />INDIANS WERE CALLED BLACK JUSTICES.<br />AWARDED IMPRISONMENT ‘DURING PLEASURE’, WHICH MEANT INDEFINITE PERIOD OF INCARCERATION.<br />
  9. 9. ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE AT CALCUTTA 1690- 1726<br />MUGHAL JUDICIAL SYSTEM.<br />KAZIS AND COURTS.<br />NAWAB’S COURTS.<br />
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