Which among the following acts gave the power to the Governor General to override his council?
Act of Act of 1786 was a supplementary Bill, brought by Pitt and was passed in 1786. Lord Cornwallis was appointed as the first GovernorGeneral, and he then became the effective ruler of British India under the authority of the Board of Control and the Court of Directors. Lord Cornwallis was given powers to override his council in extraordinary situations.
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