indian-councils-act 1892
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  • Councils Act 1892


    • Councils act of 1892 dealt exclusively with powers, functions and composition of legislative council
    • Increased the number of additional members in central and provincial legislative council with official majority
    • Legislative council permitted to discuss budget and address questions to executive
    • Authorised Viceroy to nominate non-officials to central legislative council as per recommendations of provincial legislative councils and Bengal Chamber of commerce
    • Governor to nominate non-officials to provincial legislative councils on recommendations of
      • District Boards
      • Municipalities
      • Universities
      • Trade Associations
      • Zamindars
      • chambers