Communal riots occurred throughout the country. The Act brought India on the threshold of new era where both the Dominions were to share their own responsibilities without any super power patronage. Division of territories, powers, duties, rights, assets, liabilities, etc. Before the framing of new Constitutions in India and Pakistan, both the countries would be governed under the Government of India Act. In the Rawalpindi Division, the districts of Attock, Gujrat, Jhelum, Mianwali, Rawalpindi and Shahpur. It is hereby declared that the Instruments of Instructions issued before the passing of this Act by His Majesty to the Governor-General and the Governors of Provinces lapse as from the appointed day, and nothing in this Act shall be construed as continuing in force any provision of the, Government of India Act, 1935, relating to such Instruments of Instructions.
The Act provided for the partition of India and the establishment of the two Dominions India and Pakistan from the appointed date viz. Sponsors: vBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Accordingly, Mohammed Ali Jinnah became the Governor General of Pakistan on 15th August, 1947. The Governor General was empowered to bring this Act in force. The same applied for Pakistan as well. Consequently the princely states would assume independent status 4. In another sense, the Act was a mere formal reflection of the promises made under the Mountbatten Plan.
Dominion of India will represent the desire of the all people in India for self-government, while the Dominion of Pakistan would express the demand of the Muslims for the self-government. It further added that the British government recognizes the rights and free will of the princely states to either join one of the two new dominions or remain independent if they wish to run their own government. The British Government sent Lord Mountbatten to transfer power to India. On 15 August 1947 the paramountancy of British Crown was to lapse 3. Even after the partition of the country both nations did not live like good neighbour — thanks to the negative attitude of Pakistan towards India. They functioned as Central Legislature till the new legislatures were formed. First Schedule listed the districts provisionally included in the new province of East Bengal: 1.
India and Pakistan would be established. Legislation for the new Dominions. The Act received royal assent on 18 July 1947. Temporary Provisions as to the Government of Each New Dominion. For demarcating the boundaries, Boundary Commission was formed with Sir Cyril Radcliffe as the Chairman. T with the setting up of those Dominions.
At last, the Mountbatten Plan and Indian Independence Act of 1947 led to the final partition of India. After zeroing in on August 15, 1947 as the designated date for the partition, the act then addressed the demarcation of territories. Finally Attlee declared the transfer of power on 20th February, 1947. Those civil service personnel who wanted to resign after transfer of power to both the dominions were to be allowed to do so. In view of this, Lord Mountbatten formed a plan that was known as 3 June Plan or the Mountbatten Plan.
I'm just a bit confused, is the Indian Independence Act the same as these other ones that I am talking about? It's no different with India. An Act to make provision for the setting up in India of two independent Dominions, to substitute other provisions for certain provisions of the Government of India Act, 1935, which apply outside those Dominions, and to provide for, other matters consequential on or connected. The main provisions of the Indian Independence Act of 1947 were as follows : 1. The fate of District Sylhet, in the province of Assam, was to be decided in a referendum. In 1946, it announced that a Cabinet Mission will be sent to India to resolve the issue. Accordingly, it was decided to partition these two provinces along religious lines.
The plan included two principles. Once the whole partition scheme was agreed by major political parties, stage was set for introducing Independence Bill in the House of Commons, which was introduced on July 4, 1947. Princely States of India: there were a total of 562 princely states in India. The joint property included the armed forces of the British India, which was later divided according to the provision. Powers of Governor General: Section-9 1. The process was furthered due to the British sympathy-towards the Muslims.
Indian Independence Act 1947 also decided the governor-generals for the new countries. He was not to act in his individual judgment or discretion but will act merely as constitutional head of the state. I just downloaded for my cousin. This was followed by which proposed for re-constituting the Executive Council of the Governor General with equal seats to Hindus and Muslims. Like any other Bengali I love my fish, eggs and bhaat and sweets but I also feel proud to be a part of the biggest melting pot of the world - India.
Provided that, unless and until provision to the contrary is made by a law of the Legislature of either of the new Dominions, the same person may be Governor-General of both the new Dominions. The legislature was assigned complete power to make and change laws, including those involving extraterritorial operation. He also stated that Lord Mountbatten was authorized to take a call while entering into negotiations with the Princely States of India. Second Schedule listed the districts provisionally included in the new province of West Punjab: 1. Results of 1947 Act With the passage of the Indian Independence Act of 1947, India and Pakistan became free nations. In the cases specified in subsection 1 of section one hundred and thirty-four, inquests shall be held in all cases in accordance with the provisions of subsection 3 of that section. Provided that a the said provisions shall apply separately in relation to each of the new Dominions and nothing in this subsection shall be construed as continuing on or after the appointed day any Central Government or Legislature common to both the new Dominions ; b nothing in this subsection shall be construed as continuing in force on or after the appointed day any form of control by His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom over the affairs of the new Dominions or of any Province or other part thereof ; c so'much of the said provisions as requires the GovernorGeneral or any Governor to act in his discretion or exercise his individual judgment as respects any matter shall cease to have effect as from the appointed day ; d as from the appointed day, no Provincial Bill shall be reserved under the Government of India Act, 1935, for the signification of His Majesty's pleasure, and no Provincial Act shall be disallowed by His Majesty thereunder ; and e the powers of the Federal Legislature or Indian Legislature under that Act, as in force in relation to each Dominion, shall, in the first instance, be exercisable by - the Constituent Assembly of the Dominion in addition to the powers exercisable by that Assembly under subsection 1 of this section.