Charter Act of 1793

The Charter Act 1793 or the East India Company Act 1793 was passed by British Parliament to renew the charter of East India Company. This act authorized the company to carry on trade with India for next 20 years.
Key Provisions
More Powers to Governor General
In this act, the Governor General was empowered to disregard the majority in the Council in special circumstances. Thus more powers wer…

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