The Pitt’s India Act, 1784 also called the East India Company Act, 1784 was passed by the British Parliament to correct the defects of the Regulating Act of 1773. This act resulted in dual control of British possessions in India by the British government and the Company with the final authority resting with the government. This act continued in effect till 1858. This topic is very important for Civil Services Exam
The act is named after William Pitt the Younger, Britain’s Prime Minister when the act was passed.
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