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Judiciary Under William Bentick
- The four Circuit Courts were abolished and their functions transferred to collectors.
- Sadar Diwani Adalat and a Sadar Nizamat Adalat (which were courts of appeal )were set up at Allahabad for the convenience of the people of Upper Provinces.
- English replaced Persian in the Supreme court. In the lower courts till then Persian was used. However now suitors had the option to use Persian or a vernacular language.
- In 1833 a law commission was set up under Macaulay for the codification of Indian laws.
Developments of Judiciary Post 1840