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Preamble 1  -             GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ACT, 1915-19
Part I  -             HOME GOVERNMENT
Section 1  -             Government of India by the Crown
Section 2  -             The Secretary of State
Section 3 to 10  -             The Council of India
Section 3  -             The Council of India
Section 4  -             Seat in Council disqualification for Parliament
Section 5  -             Duties of Council
Section 6  -             Powers of Council
Section 7  -             President and vice-president of Council
Section 8  -             Meetings of Council
Section 9  -             Procedure at meetings
Section 10  -             Committees of Council and business
Section 11 to 16  -             Orders and Communications
Section 11  -             Correspondence between Secretary of State and India
Section 12  -             [Omitted]
Section 13  -             [Omitted]
Section 14  -             [Omitted]
Section 16  -             [Omitted]
Section 17 to 18  -             Establishment of Secretary of State
Section 17  -             Establishment of Secretary of State
Section 18  -             Pensions and gratuities
Section 19  -             Military appointments
Section 19A  -             Relaxation of control of Secretary of State
Part II  -             THE REVENUES OF INDIA
Section 20  -             Application of revenues
Section 21  -             Control of Secretary of State over expenditure of revenues
Section 23  -             Accounts of Secretary of State with Bank
Section 25  -             Provision as to securities
Section 26  -             Accounts to be annually laid before Parliament
Section 27  -             Audit of Indian accounts in United Kingdom
Part III  -             PROPERTY, CONTRACTS AND LIABILITIES
Section 28  -             Power of Secretary of State to sell, mortgage and buy property
Section 29  -             Contracts of Secretary of State
Section 29A  -             High Commissioner for India
Section 30  -             Power to execute assurances, etc., in India
Section 31  -             Power to dispose of escheated property, etc.
Section 32  -             Rights and liabilities of Secretary of State in Council
Part IV  -             THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL IN COUNCIL
Section 33  -             Powers of control of Governor-General in Council
Section 34  -             The Governor-General
Section 35 to 43A  -             The Governor-General's Executive Council
Section 35  -             [Omitted]
Section 36  -             Members of Council
Section 37  -             Rank and precedence of the Commander-in-Chief
Section 38  -             Vice-President of Council
Section 39  -             Meetings
Section 40  -             Business of Governor-General in Council
Section 41  -             Procedure in case of difference of opinion
Section 43  -             Powers of Governor-General in absence from Council
Section 43A  -             Appointment of Council Secretaries
Part V  -             LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
Section 45 to 45A  -             General
Section 45  -             Relation of local Governments to Governor-General in Council
Section 45A  -             Classification of central and provincial subjects
Section 46 to 52B  -             Governorships
Section 46  -             Local government in governors' provinces
Section 47  -             Members of governors' executive councils
Section 48  -             Vice-president of council
Section 49  -             Business of governor in council and governor with ministers
Section 50  -             Procedure in case of difference of opinion in executive council
Section 51  -             Provision for absence of governor from meetings of council
Section 52  -             Appointment of ministers and council secretaries
Section 52B  -             Saving
Section 53 to 59  -             Lieutenant-Governorships and other Provinces
Section 53  -             Lieutenant-governorships
Section 54  -             Appointment, etc., of lieutenant-governors
Section 55  -             Power to create executive councils for lieutenant-governors
Section 56  -             Vice-president of lieutenant-governor's council
Section 57  -             Business of lieutenant-governor in Council
Section 58  -             Chief commissioners
Section 60 to 62  -             Boundaries
Section 60  -             Power to declare and alter boundaries of provinces
Section 61  -             Saving as to laws
Section 62  -             Power to extend boundaries of presidency-towns
Part VI  -             INDIAN LEGISLATION
Section 63 to 70  -             The Indian Legislature
Section 63  -             Indian legislature
Section 63A  -             Council of State
Section 63B  -             Legislative Assembly
Section 63C  -             President of Legislative Assembly
Section 63D  -             Duration and sessions of Legislative Assembly and Council of State
Section 63E  -             Membership of both chambers
Section 65  -             Powers of Indian legislature
Section 66  -             Laws for the Royal Indian Marine Service
Section 67  -             Business and proceedings in Indian legislature
Section 67A  -             Indian budget
Section 67B  -             Provision for case of failure to pass legislation
Section 68  -             Assent of Governor-General to Bills
Section 69  -             Power of Crown to disallow Acts
Section 70  -             [Omitted]
Section 71 to 72  -             Regulations and Ordinances
Section 71  -             Power to make regulations
Section 72  -             Power to make ordinances in cases of emergency
Section 72A to 84  -             LOCAL LEGISLATURES
Section 72A to 72E  -             (a) Governors' Provinces
Section 72A  -             Governors' legislative councils
Section 72B  -             Sessions and duration of governors' legislative councils
Section 72C  -             Presidents of governors' legislative councils
Section 72D  -             Business and procedure in governors legislative councils
Section 73 to 80  -             (b) Lieutenant-Governors' and Chief Commissioners' Provinces
Section 74  -             [Omitted]
Section 75  -             [Omitted]
Section 79  -             [Omitted]
Section 80A to 83  -             (C) General
Section 80A  -             Powers of local legislatures
Section 80B  -             Vacation of seats in local legislative councils
Section 80C  -             Financial proposals
Section 81  -             Assent to Bills
Section 81A  -             Return and reservation of Bills
Section 82  -             Power of Crown to disallow Acts of local legislative
Section 83  -             [Omitted]
Section 84  -             Removal of doubts as to validity of certain Indian laws
Part VIA  -             STATUTORY COMMISSION
Section 84A  -             Statutory commission
Section 86  -             Leave of absence to members of executive Councils
Section 87  -             Provisions as to absence from India
Section 88  -             [Omitted]
Section 89  -             Power for Governor-General to exercise powers before taking seat
Section 90  -             Temporary vacancy in office of Governor-General
Section 91  -             Temporary vacancy in office of governor
Section 92  -             Temporary vacancy in office of member of an executive council
Section 93  -             Vacancies in legislative councils
Section 94  -             Leave
Section 95  -             Power to make rules as to Indian military appointments
Section 96  -             No disabilities in respect of religion, colour or place of birth
Section 96A  -             Qualification of rulers and subjects of certain states for office
Part VIIA  -             THE CIVIL SERVICES IN INDIA
Section 96B  -             The civil services in India
Section 96C  -             Public service commission
Section 96D  -             Financial control
Section 96E  -             Rules under Part VII-A
Part VIII  -             THE INDIAN CIVIL SERVICE
Section 97  -             Rules for admission to the Indian Civil Service
Section 98  -             Offices reserved to the Indian Civil Service
Section 99  -             Power to appoint certain persons to reserved offices
Section 100  -             Power to make provisional appointments in certain cases
Part IX  -             THE INDIAN HIGH COURTS
Section 101 to 105  -             Constitution
Section 101  -             Constitution of high courts
Section 102  -             Tenure of office of judges of high courts
Section 103  -             Precedence of judges of high courts
Section 104  -             Salaries, etc., of judges of high courts
Section 106 to 111  -             Jurisdiction
Section 106  -             Jurisdiction of high courts
Section 107  -             Powers of high court with respect to subordinate courts
Section 108  -             Exercise of jurisdiction by single judges or division courts
Section 110  -             Exemption from jurisdiction of high court
Section 112  -             Law to be administered in case of inheritance and succession
Section 113  -             Power to establish additional high court
Section 114  -             Appointment and powers of advocate-general
Part X  -             ECCLESIASTICAL ESTABLISHMENT
Section 115  -             Jurisdiction of Indian bishops
Section 116  -             [Repealed]
Section 117  -             Consecration of person resident in India appointed to bishopric
Section 118  -             Salaries and allowances of bishops and archdeacons
Section 119  -             Payments to representatives of bishops
Section 120  -             Pensions to bishops
Section 121  -             Furlough rules
Section 122  -             Establishment of chaplains of Church of Scotland
Section 123  -             Saving as to grants to Christians
Part XI  -             OFFENCES, PROCEDURE AND PENALTIES
Section 125  -             Loans to princes or chiefs
Section 126  -             Carrying on dangerous correspondence
Section 127  -             Prosecution of offences in England
Section 128  -             Limitation for prosecutions in British India
Section 129  -             Penalties
Part XII  -             SUPPLEMENTAL
Section 129A  -             Provision as to rules
Section 130  -             [Repealed]
Section 131 to 135  -             Savings
Section 131  -             Saving as to certain rights and powers
Section 132  -             Treaties, contracts and liabilities of East India Company
Section 133  -             Orders of East India Company
Section 134  -             Definitions
Section 135  -             Short title
Schedule I  -             FIRST SCHEDULE
Schedule II  -             SECOND SCHEDULE
Schedule III  -             THIRD SCHEDULE
Schedule IV  -             FOURTH SCHEDULE
Schedule V  -             FIFTH SCHEDULE
Repealing Act 1  -             GOVERNMENT OF INDIA ACT, 1935