Who established the judicial organization in India?

(A) Lord Mayo
(B) Lord Cornwallis
(C) Lord Attlee
(D) Lord Curzon

Correct Answer : Lord Cornwallis
Question Asked : UPPCS (Pre) 1991
Explanation : Lord Cornwallis introduced criminal and judicial regulation that to a significant degree still underpin the Indian Judicial system. Cornwallis gave limited judicial powers to the company’s revenue collectors, who already served as civil magistrates. In 1790 the company took over the administration of justice from Nawab and Cornwallis introduced a system of circuit courts with a superior court that met in Calcutta and had the power of review over circuit court decision.
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