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ALPHABETICAL and CLASSIFIED LIST of the PRINCIPAL HEADINGS in the following
Board of Control
1. Present System obtaining in
2. Suggested Alterations therein
4. Papers laid before the Committee
Tours of Inspection
Court of Directors
1. Practice in regard to the Go-
2. Defects of the present mode of
3. Future form of Government
Small Cause Courts
Supreme Council, 3
ANALYSIS OF INDEX.
1. Evidence as to the present Sys-
2. Suggestions for its Amendment
Debt of India
Debt of India
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA:
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IN D E X.
[In this Index the Figures following the Names of the Witnesses refer to the Questions of the Evidence, and those following App. to the paging of the Appendix.]
ADDISCOMBE. The establishment at Addiscombe provides education mainly for the scientific branches of the army, Melvill 429-433--High character of the qualifications required, ib. 434, 435-Expenses of the students; their number, ib. 438-441Mode of appointment of the Lieutenant-Governor, ib. 442—High character for ability of the persons appointed as examiners, ib. 443.
Necessity of a special professional education for military purposes; there is, however, no reason why this should be confined to Addiscombe, Mill 3173-3176.
Aden. The correspondence relative to the management of Aden is now carried on with the Governor-general, Reid 2491.
Administration of Indian Affairs. Resolution of the Committee, that the general tendency of the evidence is favourable to the present system of administering the affairs of India, Rep.
Administration of Justice. See Adultery, Law of.
Appeals. Armenians. British Subjects. Civil Code. Criminal Law. East Indians. Elphinstone Code. Judicature. Judicial Service. Law Commission. Lex Loci. Penal Code. Supreme Courts. Technicalities in the Law. Adoption (Native Princes). The principle of adoption among native princes should not be unduly interfered with by the Indian Government, Sir G. R. Clerk 1598, 1599Explanation of the right of adoption as sanctioned by the Hindoo law, ib. 1600. 16101612 Respects in which we have not admitted the acknowledged legal practice and right of adoption, or else have gone beyond it, ib. 1600-1609-Questionable policy of resumption of territory where the right of adoption is sought for; case of Sattara adverted to, Sir H. Maddock 2236.
Adultery, Law of Anomaly and injustice of the Mahomedan law in different parts of India in regard to the crime of adultery, Cameron 2034, 2035. 2070-The Mahomedans would not object to the non-administration of their law of adultery in the British courts of law, or to the proposed removal of the present penalties attaching thereto, ib. 2036. 2052-2054.
Affghan War. Circumstance of the Court of Directors not having protested against the Affghan war; immense expenditure incurred by them thereon, Melvill 264-267.
Agra. See North-Western Provinces. Seat of Government.
Agra Bishopric. Contemplated establishment of a separate bishopric at Agra, Melvill 448, 449. 471-474.
Alienations of Land. See Rent-free Tenures.
1. Present System obtaining in India.
1. Present System obtaining in India:
Practice in regard to appeals from the several Courts in India up to the final appeal to the Privy Council in this country, Bird 1140; Millett 1325. 1327-1336. 1342-1346 -Disposition of the natives to appeal, and to indulge in litigation generally, Bird 1141, 1142-Expense of the process and practice in regard to costs adverted to,
1. Present System obtaining in India-continued.
Millett 1326. 1337-1341-Per-centage of appeals from original jurisdiction, and proportion thereof finally reversed or confirmed, ib. 1327. 1352. 1409-1411-When the amount litigated for is above 10,000 rupees, an appeal may be made to the Privy Council, ib. 1329, 1330-Extent to which the decrees of the Sudder Court of Bombay have been upheld by the Privy Council, Reid 2507, 2508-Appeals from the decision of a judge in the non-regulation provinces are made to the Sudder Court in Calcutta, Hill 3235.
2. Suggested Alterations therein:
Recommendations made by the Law Commission for the establishment in each Presidency of a General Court of Appeal, to be termed the College of Justice, and consisting of the judges of the Supreme and Sudder Courts, Cameron 2061. 2156—Expediency, under any circumstances, of establishing a General Court of Appeal, which may be done without altering the law, ib. 2063, 2064-Suggestion for the establishment in Calcutta of an Asiatic Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, ib. 2333-Sources whence the judges might be selected; means by which they might communicate with the Judicial Committee in this country, ib.
Evils attending the increasing employment by natives of agents in this country for the purpose of prosecuting appeals against the decisions of the Governor-general; necessity of convincing the natives that justice would be done on the perusal of papers transmitted by them; money is not wanting on their parts to prosecute such appeals, Mill 2934-2936- Statement of witness's suggestions for an alteration of the present system, Hill 3227, 3228.
Appointments. See Patronage.
Armenians. Peculiar severity with which the law presses on Armenians, Cameron 2070. 2072. 2084.
Army. Average yearly amount expended by the East India Company on account of certain
How far expedient to unite under one administration the several armies of the Presidencies, Melvill 697-Opinion that no difficulty would arise in regard to the control of the army in the minor Presidencies if the Governors were selected from the civil service and were without councils, Sir H. Maddock 804-809. 817, 818-Reference to the partial assimilation of the pay and allowances of the armies in the several Presidencies, Bird 1082-1084-Reduction of the Madras army since the wars in the Deccan, adverted to, ib. 1088-How far the existence of separate armies at Bombay and Madras offer any obstacle to the abolition of Councils in those Presidencies, Millett 1464-1467. 1469— Difficulty in uniting the armies in the different Presidencies under one administration, ib. 1471-1473--If Madras and Bombay were made lieutenant-governorships their armies need not be combined, Sir G. R. Clerk 1541.
Remarks on the subject of the withdrawal of the British forces from Cabul and Afghanistan after the dissolution of Runjeet Singh's government; policy of such withdrawal, Sir G. R. Clerk 1908-1918—— Impolicy of a withdrawal of our forces at the same time from the Lower Indus, as it would have tended the more to affect our military reputation, ib. 1919-1921—Occasional retreats of British troops in India, besides that from Cabul, ib. 1922.
The Queen's troops and the Company's troops are not under the same military discipline, M'Levd 2801-2804.
See also Addiscombe.
Assay-Masters. Circumstance of the assay-masters of the mint in India being appointed direct from this country, Melvill 199. 368.
Assessors. Employment of Mahomedan law officers as assessors in administering the criminal law, Millett 1280-1282. 1287, 1288.—See also Juries.
Austria. Particulars as to a claim made by an Austrian vessel to be admitted to the same privileges under the international law, as the Imaum of Muscat, in regard to the payment of duties, Cameron 2322.