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Correct Option is Only a

Statement a: The Charter of 1833 ended the activities of the East India Company as a commercial body, which became a purely administrative body. It provided that the company‘s territories in India was held by it in trust for His Majesty, His heirs and successors‘. Statement b: It deprived the governor of Bombay and Madras of their legislative powers. The Governor-General of India was given exclusive legislative powers for entire British India. The laws made under the previous acts were called as Regulations while laws made under this act were called Acts.

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