Act of 1797

At the time of enactment of Act of 1797, the territorial jurisdiction of the Calcutta Supreme Court covered the whole of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. By this act, the jurisdiction of the Calcutta Supreme Court was extended to province of Benares and to all other places which might thereafter be subject to Presidency of Bengal. This act also reduced the number of Judges of the Supreme court at Calcu…

You need to be an IASPOINT member to access this content. Click Here for Membership details.

This article is a part of our content of Integrated UPSC /IAS General Studies - Target 2018 membership programme.