UPSC History Expansion Company and Bengal Nawabs Question Bank British Rule and Its Impacts and Regional Powers

  • question_answer Among the following viceroys of India in whose time. Indian Penal Code, Civil Procedure Code, and Criminal Code were passed?

    A)  Lord Canning   

    B)  Lord Mayo

    C)  Lord Lytton     

    D)  Lord Dufferin

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     In the period of Lord Canning, Indian Penal Code, Civil Procedure Code and Criminal Code were passed, The First Law Commission was established in 1834 by the British Government under the Chairmanship of Lord Macaulay. It suggested various enactments to the British Government, most of with were passed and enacted and are still in force in India. Few of the most important recommendations made by this First Law Commission were those on, Indian Penal Code (first submitted in 1837 but enacted in 1860 and still in force), Criminal Procedure Code (enacted in 1898, repealed and succeeded by the Criminal Procedure Code of 1973), etc.


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