GOVERNMENT OF INDIA (SCHEDULED CASTES) ORDER, 1936.
HL Deb 08 April 1936 vol 100 cc506-7506
THE MARQUESS OF ZETLAND
My Lords, I beg to move that an Humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that an Order be made in the form of the draft approved by the House yesterday.
Moved, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, praying that an Order be made in the form of the draft approved by the House yesterday.—(The Marquess of Zetland.)
On Question, Motion agreed to: the said Address to be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.
This order may be cited as “The Government of India (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1936”
Government of India (Schduled Castes) Order in Council
At the Court at Buckingham Palace
The 30th April, 1936
The king’s most Excellent Majesty in Council Whereas by certain provisions in the First, Fifth and Sixth Schedules to the
Government of India Act, 1935 His Majesty in Council is empowered to specicy the castes, races or tribes or parts of or groups within castes, races, or tribes which are to be treated as the scheduled castes for the purposes of those schedules :
And whereas a draft of this Order was laid before Parliament in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section
three hundred and nine of the said Act and an Address has been presented by both Houses of Parliament praying that an Order may be made in the term of this Order.
Now, therefore. His Majesty, in the exercise of the said powers and of all other powers enabling in that behalf, is pleased
by and with the advice of His Privy Council to order and it is hereby ordered, as follows :
No Indian Christian shall be deemed to be a member of a Scheduled Caste;
In this Order the expression “Indian Christians” has the same meaning as it has for the purposes of Part I of the First
Schedule of the Government of India Act, 1935 and the expression “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made by the Governor of Bengal exercising his individual judgement.
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Schedule Caste of Bengal
Scheduled Castes throughout the province
Jhalo Malo, or Malo