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Preamble 1  -             GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ACT, 1858
Section 1 to 6  -             Transfer of the Government of India to Her Majesty
Section 2  -             India to be governed by and in the Name of Her Majesty
Section 7 to 18  -             Council of India
Section 7  -             Council of India established
Section 8  -             First Members of the Council
Section 9  -             Vacancies in the Council to be filled up
Section 11  -             Tenure of Office of Members of the Council
Section 12  -             Members of Council not to sit in Parliament
Section 13  -             Salaries of Members of Council
Section 14  -             As to Retiring Pensions etc.
Section 18  -             As to Superannuation to Officers
Section 19 to 28  -             Duties and Procedure of the Council
Section 19  -             Duties of the Council
Section 21  -             President and Vice-President
Section 22  -             Meetings of the Council
Section 23  -             Procedure at Meetings
Section 26  -             Provision for Cases of Urgency
Section 28  -             As to Communication of Secret Dispatches from India
Section 29 to 38  -             Appointment and Patronage
Section 29  -             Appointment to be made by or with the Approbation of Her Majesty
Section 30  -             Appointments now made in India to continue to be made there
Section 37  -             Regulations ad to be Appointments and Admissions to Service
Section 38  -             As to Removal of Officers by Her Majesty
Section 39 to 40  -             Transfer of Property
Section 45  -             Stock account to be opened at the Bank
Section 46  -             Stock standing in the name of the Company transferred
Section 48  -             Provisions as to Exchequer Bills, Bonds and Other Securities
Section 51  -             Present System of issuing Warrants for Payments to be continued
Section 52  -             As to the Audit of Accounts in Great Britain
Section 53  -             Accounts to be annually laid before parliament
Section 60  -             Cesser of Appointments and Functions of Directions etc.
Section 61  -             Board of Control abolished
Section 65 to 71  -             Actions and Contracts
Section 65  -             Secretary of State in Council may sue and be sued
Section 68  -             Members of Council not personally liable
Section 70  -             Quarterly Courts need to be summoned
Section 72 to 73  -             Solving of Certain Rights of the Company
Section 74 to 75  -             Commencement of the Act
Section 74  -             Commencement of Act
Repealing Act 1  -             GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ACT, 1915-1919